RPC VI, 4560 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 4560 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Sala
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Magistrate Diophantes (archon)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate bust of Elagabalus, r., wearing cuirass decorated with Gorgoneion, seen from front
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΔΙΟΦΑΝΤΟΥ ϹΑΛΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus Lydios standing facing, head l., holding long sceptre and eagle
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 9.00 g
Axis 6
Reference GRPCL 103-104
Specimens 10

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1923,1122.1
2     P: 1099.58 Wa 6465 (as Severus Alexander)
3     ✸ Gorny & Mosch 233, 6 Oct. 2015, lot 1994
4     V-ON SNG Leypold 1189
5     vA 3119
6     CGT coll. = Empire auction, 5 May 1985, lot 133
7     CGT coll. = Kairos Auction 3, 24 Feb. 2018, lot 345
8     Zeus Auction 18, 27 Jun. 2021, lot 310
9     Naumann 107, 5 Sept. 2021, lot 1058
11     Auctiones GmbH e 34, 22 Feb. 2015, lot 48