RPC VI, 498 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 498 (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 the Emperor standing, right, wearing toga and holding sceptre, and Apollo standing, left, holding bow, both holding small temple with eight columns with shield in pediment, over agonistic crown with five apples placed on table
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 40 mm
Axis 12
Reference Varbanov, Philippopolis XVII.5
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 18207397, 1921/1
2 2     V: GR 09044 Mi S. II, 477, 1629
3 3     Lischine 881
4 4     Varbanov 3, 1700
5 5     Sofia: 3695