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cn coin 3996

Connected to Type
CN Type 3144 🔍
Mint
Perinthos 🔍
Region: Thrace
Date
222-235 AD
Roman Imperial Period
Obverse
Die
Per_0789_V_E 🔍
Legend
Legend obverse ΑV Κ Μ ΑVΡ ᛈΕV - ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟᛈ
Design
Laureate bust of Severus Alexander, right, wearing cuirass and paludamentum; with aegis on left shoulder.
Reverse
Die
Per_0788_R788 🔍
Legend
Legend reverse ΠΕΡΙΝ-ΘΙ*WΝ* / Β ΝΕ-WΚΟ/ΡWΝ - Ι*WΝWΝ*
Design
Zeus within zodiac; in the middle, Zeus seated facing, holding patera in outstretched right hand, left resting on sceptre; at his feet, eagle to left, head right, with half spread wings; to upper left, Helios standing in quadriga, right, raising right arm; above, crescent; to upper right, Selene standing in biga of bulls, left, holding torch in raised right hand; above, star; below, reclining figures of Gaia to right, holding cornucopia in right arm and a branch in left hand, and of Thalassa to left, wearing a crab claws, holding ruder in left arm; prora at her feet; all within a double circle divided into twelve compartments containing the signs of the zodiac.
Persons
Sitter
Severus Alexander 🔍
Metrology
Denomination
Medallion 🔍
Material
bronze
Diameter
39 mm
Weight
38.5 g
Owner
Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Köln, de  
Please note that the current ownership is not confirmed.
Owner Inventory No.: Nießen 12 398
Provenience: Sammlung Niessen
Reproduction Owner
BBAW, Berlin [de]
Plaster Cast No: 789, Köln
Findspot
Köln, de [de]
Citation
Schönert, Die Münzprägung von Perinthos, Berlin 1965 p. 243, nr. 789.1 
Reusch, Griechische Münzen und Inschriften der römischen Kaiserzeit aus Köln 22, 1938 p. 168, nr. 9, pl. 31, pic. 6 
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cn coin 3996, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/CN_3996 [Last downloaded: 2022/01/26]
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