RPC VI, 8695 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8695 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP CAES M AVΡ (sic) SEV ALEXANDER
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription SEP TVRO (sic) METRO COL
Reverse design Harpocrates nude standing facing, head left, wearing lotus flower on head and holding cornucopia; at his feet, lighted altar; to left, murex shell; to right, club(?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 6
Reference AUB 260
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Beirut-AUB: C1507 260
2 2     ✸ M&M Deutschland 20, 10 Oct. 2006, lot 903