RPC VI, 910 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 910 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Byzantium
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Magistrate Aemilius Severus (basileus)
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡ ϹΕΥΗ ΑΛΕΖΑΝΔΡΟϹ ΑΥΓ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ ΕΠI ϹΕΥΗΡΟΥ
Reverse design Europa seated on galloping bull, left, holding inflated veil over head
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 7
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1711–3, BMC 95
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1712 = BMC 95
2 2     P: 465 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1713 = Mi S. II, 266, 381
3 3     N: F6366 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1711