RPC VI, 5521 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 5521 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Colossae
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue Year ΟΘ = 79
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΟΛΟϹϹΗΝΩΝ Τ ΟΘ
Reverse design Artemis of Ephesus standing facing, wearing veiled kalathos, having supports and stags on either side, and Tyche standing facing, head left, wearing kalathos and holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 41 mm
Axis 6
Reference vA Phryg. 592–3
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: L1906 ZfN 15, 1887, 52, 1 (as Caracalla) = vA Phryg. 593
3 3     ✸ H.I. coll. , ex vA 3771 = vA Phryg. 592