RPC VI, 8586 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8586 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription [ ]A AVR SEV ALEXAND
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METRO SID
Reverse design three standards with eagles
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 15 mm
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note The diameter is recorded as much smaller than the 20mm denomination, so this coin perhaps represents a smaller denomination, even though not weight is as yet recorded.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ CNG EA 138, 26 Apr. 2006, lot 175