RPC VI, 4617 (temporary)


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 4617 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Aeolis
City Temnus
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Magistrate Aurelius Herodes ΙΙ (strategos)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡ Α ΗΡΩΔΟΥ Β ΤΗΜΝΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus standing facing nude, head left, holding thunderbolt and patera(?) over lighted altar, between two Nemeses, standing facing, both looking at him and placing hand before mouth
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference SNG vA 1678
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1979,0101.1687 vA 1678 = Kraft 2, 13c
2 2     P: 430
3 3     B: I-B1900
4 4     NY: 1976.24.5
5 5     ✸ CNG 100, 7 Oct. 2015, lot 1722