RPC VI, 3010 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 3010 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Prusa ad Olympum
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ ΑΥΓΟΥϹΤΟϹ
Obverse design laureate bust of Elagabalus, r., wearing cuirass decorated with Gorgoneion, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΠΡΟΥⳞΑΕΩΝ
Reverse design the Emperor(?) standing facing in military dress, head l., holding spear and patera over lighted and garlanded altar; to l., boar leaping, r., under a tree; above, eagle flying, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 11.80 g
Axis 1
Reference BMC 25 (as Caracalla)
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1872,0709.149 BMC 25
2     L: 1927,1201.2
3     P: 1972.1206