RPC VI, 8559 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8559 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMR (sic) CAE M AVR (or MAR, sic) 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 on lion leaping, right, holding long sceptre; to left, car of Astarte
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 6 (6 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 886
2 2     P: 378
3 3     P: 26760
4 4     ✸ B: L1906
5 5     NY: 1944.100.72491
6 6     V: GR 35700