RPC IV.3, 6776 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6776 (temporary)
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Byblus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡΗΛ ΑΝΤⲰΝΙΝΟϹ ϹƐΒ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (youthful - lighlty bearded?) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ΙƐΡΑϹ ΒΥΒΛΟΥ
Reverse design Isis Pharia standing, r., wearing lotus, holding sail
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 714 corr.(?), BMC 66 corr.(?)
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Ex private coll. Hoffmann = E. Babelon, RN 1861, 97, no. 11, pl. IV.11 (drawing), obverse as 'Elagabalus'
2 2     ✸ L: BMC 66, obverse as 'Elagabalus'