RPC VI, 944 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 944 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Byzantium
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡ ϹΕΥΗ ΑΛΕΖΑΝΔΡΟϹ ΑΥΓ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ
Reverse design Europa seated on galloping bull, left, holding inflated veil over head
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1714
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     V: GR 8526 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1714.2 = Mi S. II, 270, 404
2 2     Warsaw: 59702 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1714.1
3 3     ✸ Kölner Münzkabinett 106, 11 Mar. 2017, lot 254