RPC VI, 8580 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8580 (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 MET SID
Reverse design Dionysus standing facing, head left, holding long thyrsus and cantharus over panther, left, looking back; to left, car of Astarte
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Reference Rouvier 1614
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: M5678
2 2     Beirut-AUB Rouvier 1614.1