RPC VI, 8574 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8574 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMR (sic) CAE MAR (sic) SEV ALEXANDR
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METRO SIDO
Reverse design two agonistic crowns on a three-legged table, each holding palm branch; above, car of Astarte; to left, serpent staff; to right, thyrsus with fillet
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Leu EA 11, 22 Feb. 2020, lot 1499 ('Damascus') = VAuctions Triskeles Sale 28, 21 June 2019, lot 169 ('Damascus')