RPC VI, 953 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 953 (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 the Emperor standing on prow, left, holding sceptre and saluting
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 1
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1687
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 18235898, 1853 Rauch Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1687
2 2     CNG EA 378, 13 July 2016, lot 298
3 3     Lindgren I, 771