RPC VI, 4506 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 4506 (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
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΕΡΜΟΦΙΛΟΥ ΑΡΧ Α Τ Β ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ ΤΡΙϹ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ, ΧΡΥϹΑΝΘΙΝΑ
Reverse design agonistic crown with two palm branches on inscribed base
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Hochard 2041a and c corr.
Specimens 6 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 1286 Wa 5264 = Hochard 2041a
2 2     B: I-B1900
3 3     Boston: 65.204 Hochard 2041c
3 3     MA Shops T. Vossen, ma-id 128302004
4 4     Sardis Excavations 305
5 5     ✸ Heritage Monthly 61151, 26 Jan. 2020, lot 97039