RPC VI, 493 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 493 (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, r., wearing cuirass with Gorgon's head, and aegis, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΟΥ
Reverse design Heracles standing facing, head l., holding lion skin and resting on club
Metal Æ
Average diameter 41 mm
Average weight 35.92 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Varbanov, Philippopolis XVII.9.2
Specimens 9

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Lischine 879
2     Missere 114
3     ✸ Ira & Larry Goldberg 75, Sept. 2013, 2628 (tooled surfaces) = CNG EA 473, 29 July 2020, lot 180
4     P: 1353 Mi I, 419, 358(?)
5     V: GR 0946
6     CGT coll. ex VCoins Rutten & Wieland ex Lanz 56 (1991), lot 622
7     Sofia: 10840
8     B: 18241916
10     Leu EA 19, 26 Feb. 2022, lot 2047