RPC VI, 3570 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 3570 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Tium
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡΗ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ ΑΥΓΟΥ
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, left, holding spear and shield decorated with Nike driving a biga, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΤΙΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus seated on throne facing, holding patera and long sceptre; at his feet, eagle left, head right; above, Helios in quadriga, right, surmounted by crescent, and Selene in biga drawn by bulls, left, surmounted by star; below, Gaia reclining, right, holding cornucopia, and Thalassa reclining, left, with crab claws on the head, holding rudder and prow at her feet; all around, the signs of the Zodiac delimited by a dotted circle
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Rec 130
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)
Note Compare https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/79594 (Mamaea)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 1675 SNG 725 (as Caracalla/Elagabalus) = Wa 557 = Rec 130
2 2     ✸ B: 18221297, Löbb.