RPC VI, 4500 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 4500 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Sardis
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Magistrate Sulpicius Hermophilos (first archon for the second time)
Issue Group 2
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate bust of Elagabalus, right, wearing decorated cuirass and aegis, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΟΥΛΠ ΕΡΜΟΦΙΛΟΥ ΑΡ[?] ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ Γ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design front view of two temples, each with four columns, between two temples with four columns seen in perspective, each surmounted by a wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 40 mm
Axis 6
Reference GRPCL 571, Hochard 2044
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ CNG EA 282, 11 July 2012, lot 167
2 2     Lindgren I, A820A corr.
3 3     CNG EA 565, 3 July 2024, lot 375