RPC VI, 898 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 898 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Byzantium
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Magistrate Ael Festa (without title) ; M Aur Fronto (without title)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ϹΕΥ ΑΛΕΖΑΝΔΡΟϹ ΑΥΓ
Obverse design radiate bust of Severus Alexander, r., weaing cuirass decorated with Gorgoneion, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΕΠ Μ ΑΥΡ ΦΡΟΝΤΩΝΟϹ ΚΑΙ ΑΙΛ ΦΗϹΤΗϹ ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ
Reverse design the Emperor standing, r., wearing toga, and turreted Tyche standing, l., holding cornucopia, clasping hands over table with agonistic crown
Metal Æ
Average diameter 39 mm
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1743
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 476 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1743
2 2     ✸ Kunker 133, Oct. 2007, 8998