RPC VI, 488 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 488 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Philippopolis
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate bust of Elagabalus, right, wearing cuirass with Gorgon's head, and aegis, seen from front
Reverse design Ares, nude, helmeted, standing facing, head left, holding out Nike, and with shield on left arm
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 41 mm
Reference Varbanov, Philippopolis XVII.1
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note Confirmation required. To judge from the photo, the coin looks tooled, and the spelling mistake in the reverse is not encouraging.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Bolaffi Spa 24, 5 June 2014, lot 276