RPC VI, 8655 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8655 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Aquilia Severa (Augusta)
Obverse inscription IVL AQVILIA SEVERA AVG
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Aquilia Severa, right
Reverse inscription TVRIORVM
Reverse design Dido standing left, holding short sceptre and aplustre, between two figures on deck of galley; figure on left emptying uncertain circular objects into sea; below, murex shell and palm branch
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 2400corr.
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: B2256 Rouvier 2400.1 (described as Dido)
2 2     NY: 1944.100.81861
3 3     Rouvier 2400.2 = Mi V, 308, 332
4 4     Rouvier 2400.3
5 5     Rouvier 2400.4