RPC VI, 489 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


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, left, seen from front
Reverse design emperor standing facing in military dress, head left, holding spear and patera over lighted altar at his feet, left, between two vexilla, altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 42 mm
Reference Varbanov, Philippopolis X
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note For the same typeVII.7 at Perinthus , see https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/51011

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Varbanov 3, 1714 ('gold-plated')