RPC VI, 8690 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8690 (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
Obverse design bare-headed and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription SEP TVRO (sic) COLO
Reverse design Marsyas standing, r., carrying wineskin on shoulder and raising hand towards palm tree; between them, star on murex shell
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 8.62 g
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 2418
Specimens 6 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 836
2     Cop: 363
3     O
4     ✸ CNG EA 261, 3 Aug. 2011, lot 230
5     Lindgren I, 2384
6     Lindgren III, 1474