RPC VI, 5511 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 5511 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Laodicea ad Lycum
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ [ ]
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΛΑΟΔΙΚΕΩΝ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design winged Eros reclining, left, resting on a rock next to his bow and holding an arrow(?); to left, torch
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 6
Reference KM 275,55
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Note There seems to be an additional letter at the end of the obv., but it does not look much like Ϲ (for ϹƐΒ) or Α (for ΑΥΓ).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: I-B1900 KM 275, 55
2 2     ✸ FJ coll., ex Leu WA 28, 9–14 Dec. 2023, lot 2311 = Lydia Numismatics 11, 2 Oct. 2021, lot 704