RPC VI, 8577 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8577 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription CAE M AVR SEV ALEXANDER
Obverse design laureate head of Severus Alexander, right, with drapery
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METR SID
Reverse design Cadmus standing, left, looking back, placing foot on galley prow, left, holding sword and raising hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1840,1215.230 BMC 315
2 2     ✸ B: L1906
3 3     CGT coll. = London Ancient Coins Auction N, 26 June 2014, lot 100