RPC VI, 8556 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8556 (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 METRO SID
Reverse design Asclepius standing facing, head left, holding patera over tripod and resting on serpent-staff; to left, small car of Astarte
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1868,0810.7 BMC 321
2 2     B: L1906
3 3     ✸ V: GR 35701
4 4     CGT coll.