RPC VI, 3731 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 3731 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue Group 2
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ (or ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΟΝ, sic) ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design two lighted torches around each of which a serpent is coiled; between them, lighted altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 12
Reference SNG France 801
Specimens 6 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 482 SNG 801
2 2     ✸ B: 1847/7933
3 3     C McClean 7602 (as Caracalla)
4 4     CGT coll.
5 5     Demos 6, 5 Dec. 2021, lot 520
6 6     Olympus Numismatik 3, 5 May 2023, lot 388