RPC VI, 8561 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8561 (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, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METR SID
Reverse design Dionysus standing facing, head l., holding long thyrsus and cantharus over panther, l., looking back; all within wreath
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 9.18 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rouvier 1614
Specimens 7

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
    Rouvier 1614.3
    NY: 1944.100.72510
    NY: 1944.100.72511
    Rouvier 1614.6 = Mi V, 391, 370
    Beirut-AUB Rouvier 1614.4
    Rouvier 1614.2
    ✸ P: B1851 Rouvier 1614.5