RPC VI, 8533 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8533 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Caesar)
Obverse inscription M AVR ALEXANDRVS (sic) CAES
Obverse design bare-headed and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METRO SID
Reverse design three-quarter view of two-wheel car of Astarte, right, with shrine with four columns within which baetyl on two supports; on the roof, four palm branches
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rouvier 1600
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: L1906
2 2     NY: 1944.100.72483
3 3     NY: 1944.100.72484
4 4     NY: 1944.100.72485
5 5     Rouvier 1600