RPC VI, 8703 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8703 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP CAES M AVR SEV ALEXANDER
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription SE TVR METRO COLO
Reverse design Dido(?) standing, left, on galley, right, holding cornucopia and aphlaston; at stern, aplustre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 15 mm
Axis 7, 12
Reference Rouvier 2419corr.
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: L1906
2 2     CNG EA 401, 12 July 2017, lot 314
3 3     Richard McAlee coll. = CNG EA 408, 25 Oct. 2017, lot 343