RPC VI, 556 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 556 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Philippopolis
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Elagabalus, r.
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΟΥ
Reverse design two nude warriors standing facing each other, wearing helmet and clasping hands, one on the l. holding spear, one on the r. holding shield behind his back
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 16.13 g
Axis 7, 8
Reference Varbanov, Philippopolis XVII.44 (Castor and Pollux)
Specimens 8

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Lanz 106, Nov. 2001, 593
2     CNG EA 174, 10 Oct. 2007, lot 112
3     CNG EA 345, 25 Feb. 2015, lot 402
4     CNG EA 444, 15 May 2019, lot 262
5     B: 18241026, 1866/28773
6     Sofia: 5864
8     C. Rhodes coll.
9     Naumann 115, 3 Apr. 2022, lot 562 = Naumann 118, 3 July 2022, lot 460