RPC VI, 9336 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 9336 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Arabia
City Bostra
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP CAES M AVB (sic) SEV ALEXANDER AVG
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription N TR ALEXANDRIANAE COL BOSTR
Reverse design the Emperor as founder ploughing r., raising hand, with ox and cow; above, motab altar with staircase supporting three piles of holy stones
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Kindler, Bostra 35
Specimens 18 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1900,0707.312 BMC 21
2 2     P: 28632.10
3 3     B: 1925/310
4 4     ✸ B: L1906
5 5     NY SNG 1217
6 6     Boston: 1999.31
7 7     CNG 100, 7 Oct. 2015, lot 1774
8 8     CNG EA 183, 5 Mar. 2008, lot 151
9 9     CNG EA 208, 8 Apr. 2009, lot 350
10 10     CNG EA 268, 16 Nov. 2011, lot 250
11 11     CNG EA 340, 3 Dec. 2014, lot 301
12 12     CNG EA 393, 15 Mar. 2017, lot 215
13 13     CNG EA 426, 8 Aug. 2018, lot 427
14 14     Gemini, LLC VI, 10 Jan. 2010, lot 691
15 15     Heritage World Coin Auctions Mar. 2012 Signature Sale 3003, 8 Mar. 2012, lot 20577
16 16     Kindler, Bostra 35
17 17     Roma Numismatics E-Live 4, 29 Nov. 2018, lot 613
18 18     Sofaer 42