RPC VI, 8696 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8696 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP CAES M AVP (sic) SEV ALEXANDER
Obverse design laureate, draped 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 21 mm
Reference Rouvier 2370 (as Elagabalus)
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: B2237 Rouvier 2370.1
2 2     Rouvier 2370.2 = Mi V, 434, 652