RPC VI, 8563 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8563 (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 Dionysus standing facing, head left, holding long thyrsus and pouring wine from cantharus over serpent and running panther, left, looking back; to left, car of Astarte
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: L1906
2 2     ✸ O