RPC VI, 938 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 938 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Byzantium
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Magistrate Marcus Aurelius Soterichos
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡ ϹΕΥΗ ΑΛΕΖΑΝΔΡΟϹ ΑΥΓ
Obverse design laureate and cirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, holding spear or staff over shoulder, seen from front
Reverse design two wicker torches; between them, modius with corn ears and poppy
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1699, McClean 4257
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     C Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1699.1 = McClean 4257
2 2     Rome: 109518 De Sanctis 697
3 3     Warsaw: 55827 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1699.2
4 4     ✸ Gerhard Hirsch Nachfolger 336, 7 Feb. 2018, lot 2572