RPC VI, 5392 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #7

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 5392 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Cidrama
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΙΔΡΑΜΗΝΩΝ (retrograde Ρ and Ν)
Reverse design emperor standing facing in military dress, head left, holding long sceptre and patera, sacrificing over altar in front of cult statue standing facing; to right, male figure standing facing, head left, wearing Phrygian cap and holding patera
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 6
Reference Robert, Carie p. 384 (statue of Men?)
Specimens 8 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1970,0909.96
2 2     B: I-B1900 GM p. 397, no. 12
3 3     NY: 1970.142.485
4 4     CNG EA 217, 26 Aug. 2009, lot 278
5 5     Naumann Gitbud & Naumann 27, 4 Jan. 2015, lot 433
6 6     CNG 43, 24 Sept. 1997, lot 985 = Hirsch 343, 26 Sept. 2018, lot 2732
7 7     ✸ Leu EA 16, 22 May 2021, lot 2798
8 8     Leu WA 28, 9–14 Dec. 2023, lot 2286 = CNG EA 500, 22 Sept. 2021, lot 603 =Naville 34, 17 September 2017, lot 153