RPC VI, 6683 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 6683 (temporary)
Province Cappadocia
Region Cappadocia
City Caesarea
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue ƐΤ Β = 2
Dating 218/19
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥ(ΡΗ) ΑΝΤωΝΕΙ(ΝΙΝΟ)
Obverse design laureate and draped bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠ(Ο) ΚΑΙϹΑΡΙΑ, ΕΤ Β
Reverse design altar, decorated with small Mount Argaeus, surmounted by four corn ears
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Ganschow 691b–e
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: Κ 3171
2 2     B: 18224033 40/1976
3 3     B: 18224129 Löbbecke
4 4     Lindgren III, 956
5 5     Henseler 1046A, ex Papillon Auction 5, 6 Mar. 2021, lot 526 ('Caracalla')