RPC IV.3, 5785 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 5785 (temporary)
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Emesa
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΤΙ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡΙ ΑΝΤωΝΕΙΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ ΕΥ([ϹΕ?])
Obverse design laureate head of Antoninus Pius, right
Reverse inscription ΕΜΙϹΗΝωΝ Ε
Reverse design eagle standing on sacred stone of Elagabal, right, head, left, wings half open, holding wreath in beak; (stone decorated with star)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference BMC 6–7
Specimens 7 (7 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 6, pl. XXVII.9, reverse, on reverse, stone decorated with star
2 2     L: BMC 7
3 3     P: 981, on reverse, stone decorated with star
4 4     P: 982, on reverse, stone decorated with star
5 5     B: I-B
6 6     NY: 1944.100.66175
7 7     G: III, 195, no. 2 SNG II, no. 3158