RPC VI, 918 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 918 (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 design the Emperor standing, left, holding sceptre and saluting, on galley prow decorated with two figures standing behind a Nike driving a quadriga, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 7, 8
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1735
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ NY: 1944.100.15648 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1735
2 2     A Zarifis Donation 16