RPC VI, 8571 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8571 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMR (sic) CAE M AVR SEV ALEXANDRO (sic)
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription CO AVR PIA METR SID
Reverse design three-quarter view of two-wheel car of Astarte, right, with shrine with four columns within which baetyl on two supports; on the roof, four palm branches; all within larel wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 1607
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 6794
2 2     ✸ NY: 1944.100.72509
3 3     Rouvier 1607