RPC VI, 555 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 555 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Philippopolis
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, l., holding spear and decorated shield, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΟΥ
Reverse design two naked boxers sparring: one stands to right punching with left fist, which is blocked with both hands by his opponent standing to left;
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Average weight 15.07 g
Axis 7
Reference Varbanov, Philippopolis -
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Roma Numismatics EA 86, 8 July 2021, lot 738