RPC VI, 558 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 558 (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, right
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΟΥ
Reverse design two nude wrestlers facing each other, grappling
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Varbanov, Philippopolis XVII.19.1
Specimens 8 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1861,1112.25 BMC 44
2 2     ✸ Boston: 1984.15
3 3     CNG 469, 3 June 2020, lot 22
4 4     CNG EA 337, 22 Oct. 2014, lot 198
5 5     Gorny & Mosch 152, 10 Oct. 2006, lot 1671
6 6     Nomos 32, 8 June 2024, lot 104 = Lanz 109, May 2002, 683 = Lanz 109, 27 May 2002, lot 683
7 7     Wildwinds
8 8     Sofia: 2331