RPC VI, 8572 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8572 (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, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METRO SIDO(NOS?)
Reverse design two agonistic crowns on a draped table with one palm branch each; between them, car of Astarte; below, vase and five apples
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rouvier 1621
Specimens 6 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 885
2 2     P: B1823 Rouvier 1546.1 (as Severus Alexander)
3 3     B: 1865/28713
4 4     ✸ B: L1906
5 5     Rouvier 1621.1
6 6     Rouvier 1621.2 = Mi V, 391, 369