RPC VI, 950 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 950 (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 Heracles standing, right, resting on club with lion skin
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 7
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1685–6
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1958,0304.161 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1686.1
2 2     ✸ B: I-B1900 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1685
3 3     Sofia: 3834 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1686.2 = Mouchmov 3409
4 4     Torino Museo