RPC VI, 489 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 489 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Philippopolis
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, l., seen from front
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΟΥ
Reverse design emperor standing facing in military dress, head l., holding spear and patera over lighted altar at his feet, l., between two vexilla, altar
Metal Æ
Average diameter 42 mm
Reference Varbanov, Philippopolis X
Specimens 1
Note For the same typeVII.7 at Perinthus , see https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/51011

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
    ✸ Varbanov 3, 1714 ('gold-plated')