RPC VI, 8688 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8688 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Caesar)
Issue Colonial issue
Obverse inscription M AV ALEXANDER CAES SE
Obverse design bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription SEP TVRO (sic) COLONI
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 8.94 g
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 2414corr.
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ NY: 1944.100.81871
2     Rouvier 2414