RPC VI, 4508 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 4508 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Sardis
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Magistrate Soulpikios Hermophilos (first archon for the second time)
Issue Group 2
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝΟϹ ϹƐ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠI ϹΟΥΛΠ ƐΡΜΟΦΙΛΟΥ ΑΡΧ Α ΤΟ Β ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ Γ ΝƐΩΚΟΡΩΝ, ΟΙΚΟΥΜƐΝΙΚΑ
Reverse design inscribed prize table, with four agonistic crowns; below, jug between two palm branches
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Average weight 20.27 g
Axis 6
Reference GRPCL 562, Hochard 2046 corr.
Specimens 4
Note previously read as ΧΡΥϹΑΝΘΙΝΑ (?), but the Dusseldorf specimen is now clear

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 1280
2     CGT coll.
3     Aiello coll. = GRPCL Sardes 561
4     ✸ Düsseldorf: Ls4252.28.01 Duesseldorf University, inv. no. Ls4252.28.01