RPC VI, 8576 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8576 (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 METR SIDΟ
Reverse design Zeus seated on throne, left, holding Nike and long sceptre; at his feet, eagle head left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Reference Rouvier 1603corr.
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: B1849 Rouvier 1603.1
2 2     Rouvier 1603.2 = Mi V, 391, 372