RPC VI, 4509 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 4509 (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 bust of Elagabalus, right, wearing decorated cuirass and aegis, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΟΥΛΠ ΕΡΜΟΦΙΛΟΥ ΑΡ Α ΤΟ Β, ΚΟΙΝΟϹ ΑϹΙΑϹ ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ ΤΡΙϹ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design within wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference GRPCL 565-566, Hochard 2045
Specimens 4 (0 in the core collections)
Note Strasser, RN 2020, 161, suggests that the legend originally read ΔΙϹ, which was then altered to ΤΡΙϹ.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Boston: 63.2585
2 2     Tübingen SNG 3822
4 4     ✸ Gorny & Mosch EA 271, 29 May 2020, lot 587 = Naumann 96, 1 Nov. 2020, lot 378
5 5     Savoca 132 Blue, 7 May 2022, lot 563