RPC VI, 8686 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8686 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Caesar)
Issue Colonial issue
Obverse inscription M AV ALEXANDER CAES S(E)(B)
Obverse design bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription SEP TVRO (sic) COL(O)
Reverse design Astarte standing facing, turreted, holding long sceptre and resting on trophy on her r., crowned by Nike standing on small column, l., on her l.; at her feet, to l., small Marsyas standing, r., carrying wineskin on shoulder and raising hand; to r., murex shell
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 8.44 g
Axis 5, 11, 12
Reference Rouvier 2415corr.
Specimens 13

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1971,0905.6
2     B: L1906
3     Cop: 370
4     Mu: 63
5     Mu: 64
6     NY: 1944.100.81872
7     NY: 1944.100.81870
8     Beirut-AUB: C1504 257
9     CNG EA 344, 11 Feb. 2015, lot 359
10     Lindgren III, 1475
11     Rouvier 2415.1 = Mi VIII S, 308, 333
12     Rouvier 2415.2
13     Rouvier 2415.2