RPC VI, 4502 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 4502 (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 ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ (ϹΕ)(Β)
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΕΡΜΟΦΙΛΟΥ ΑΡ Α Τ(Ο) Β ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ ΤΡΙϹ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ, ΟΙΚΟΥΜΕΝΙΚΑ
Reverse design prize table, inscribed, holding a statue of Kore between two agonistic crowns each on either side; below, jug between two palm branches
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference GRPCL 559 corr., Hochard 2048–2049
Specimens 6 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1894,0706.82 BMC 170 = Kraft 30, 15a
2 2     P: 1281
3 3     V: GR 28428
4 4     ✸ Harvard: 1984.811.30
5 5     V-ON SNG Leypold 1230
6 6     Naumann 77, 5 May 2019, lot 456