RPC VI, 8557 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8557 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMR (sic) CAE M AVR SEV ALEXANDR
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METRO SID
Reverse design Atargatis seated facing on lion walking, right, head right, holding long sceptre; to right, car of Astarte
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 1612
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: B1852 Rouvier 1612.1
2 2     Rouvier 1612.2
3 3     C. Scarlioli coll.