RPC VI, 8566 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8566 (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 (sic)
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METR SID
Reverse design three-quarter view of two-wheel car of Astarte, r., with shrine with four columns within which baetyl on two supports; on the roof, four palm branches
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 9.19 g
Axis 12
Specimens 6 (6 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: L1906
2     NY: 1944.100.72499
3     ✸ NY: 1944.100.72495
4     O
5     V: GR 33138
6     V: GR 33137