RPC VI, 5613 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 5613 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Apamea
Region Phrygia
City Hieropolis
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ ΑΥΓΟΥ
Obverse design laureate bust of Elagabalus, right, wearing cuirass decorated with Gorgoneion, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΙΕΡΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus advancing, left, holding bird and aegis and hurling thunderbolt; at his feet, eagle
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 7
Reference BMC 23–4
Specimens 4 (4 in the core collections)
Note On the rev.,  sometimes, retrograde ΩΝ.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1893,0603.74 BMC 24
2 2     L: H.P.B.P.14.N.5.A BMC 23
3 3     B: L1906
4 4     ✸ L: 1979,0101.2253 vA 3673