RPC IV.3, 6969 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6969 (temporary)
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Emesa
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription Υ]Τ ΚΑΙ ΤΙ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡΙ ΑΝΤ]ωΝΕΙΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ ΕΥϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΕΜΙϹΗΝωΝ Γ
Reverse design eagle standing on sacred stone of Elagabal (surmounted by bone), right, head, left, wings half open, holding wreath in beak; (stone decorated with star between two dots)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 1, 12
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Private coll. R.G. McAlee
2 2     P: 979
3 3     P: 978, on reverse, eagle without bone and stone without decoration
4 4     P: Delepierre 1, on reverse, eagle without bone and stone without decoration
5 5     V: GR 21666, on reverse, eagle without bone and stone without decoration