RPC VI, 8553 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8553 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMR (sic) CAE M AVR SEV ALEXANDER
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA MET SID
Reverse design agonistic crown and palm branch on a draped table; below, vase and five apples; above, serpent-staff of Asclepius
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rouvier 1620
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 887
2 2     ✸ B: 1865/28713
3 3     NY: 1944.100.51998
4 4     Rouvier 1620