RPC VI, 3730 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 3730 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Magistrate Aurelius Sokrates (strategos)
Issue Group 1
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ ϹΕ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡΑ ΑΥΡ ϹΩΚΡΑΤΟΥϹ ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝ ΝΕΟΚ
Reverse design two lighted torches around which a serpent is coiled; between them, shrine or mausoleum(?), surmounted by three statues
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 12
Reference SNG France 798
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 479 SNG 798 = Mi II, 548, 226 (as Aur Sophistes)