RPC VI, 491 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 491 (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 design front view of temple with eight columns, within which Apollo standing facing with arrow and bow; in pediment, shield with spear
Metal Æ
Average diameter 41 mm
Average weight 36.91 g
Axis 12
Reference Varbanov, Philippopolis XVII.11.1 (Hermes)
Specimens 4
Note Varbanov identified the figure as Hermes, but the bow of Apollo is clear.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
    ✸ Triton X, Jan. 2007, 696 ex Lanz 121, Nov. 2004, 505
    Varbanov 3, 1736
    see Varbanov