RPC VI, 905 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #10

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 905 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Byzantium
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Magistrate Aelia Feste ; Marcus Aurelius Fronto
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ϹΕΥ ΑΛΕΖΑΝΔΡΟϹ ΑΥΓ (or ΑΥΓ)
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠ Μ ΑΥΡ (or ΑΥΡ) ΦΡΟΝΤΩΝΟϹ ΚΑΙ ΑΙΛ ΦΗϹΤΗϹ ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ
Reverse design prize table holding one agonistic crown with two palm branches, between two purses, seen from right; below, jug
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1749–53, Cop 521
Specimens 10 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 457
2 2     P: 458 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1751.2
3 3     Cop: 521 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1750.2
4 4     V: GR 34744 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1749.2
5 5     V: GR 32492 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1752
6 6     A: 213 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1753.1
7 7     Bucharest: 61/1263 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1750.1
8 8     N: F6371 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1751.1
9 9     Sofia: 6314 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1753.2
10 10     ✸ Tübingen Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1749.1