RPC VI, 1197 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 1197 (temporary)
Province Moesia Inferior
Region Moesia
City Nicopolis ad Istrum
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Magistrate Titus Flavius Novius Rufus (legatus Augusti pro praetore)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡΗ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse design emperor in military dress standing, left, holding parazonium (?) and spear, placing foot on captive seated, right, with hands tied behind his back; behind, Nike standing, left, holding palm branch and crowning him with wreath; between them, another captive crouching with shield, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 9
Reference Mouchmov 1411, HHJ Nicopolis,
Specimens 4 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ C. Jackson-Jacobs coll. = Agora 38, 11 Aug. 2015, lot 75 (ex George Spradling coll.) = HHJ Nicopolis, (2015-2021 editions)
2 2     CGT coll.
3 3     HHJ Nicopolis,
4 4     Varbanov 1, 4019