RPC VI, 8550 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8550 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Caesar)
Obverse inscription M AVR ALEXANDROS CE (sic)
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METR SID
Reverse design Cadmus standing, l., looking back, placing foot on galley prow, l., holding sword and raising hand
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Average weight 6.17 g
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 1601corr.
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ B: 1865/28713
2     NY: 1944.100.72488
3     O
4     Beirut-AUB Rouvier 1601.2
5     Rouvier 1601.1 (described as Aeneas)