RPC VI, 8551 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8551 (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 METRO SID
Reverse design Dionysus standing facing in long chiton, head l., holding long thyrsus and cantharus over panther, l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 20 mm
Average weight 4.10 g
Axis 10, 12
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1909,0102.19 BMC 310
2     B: L1906
3     ✸ NY: 1944.100.72487