RPC VI, 7145 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 7145 (temporary)
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Adana
Reign Uncertain
Person (obv.) Caracalla or Elagabalus (?) (Augustus)
Dating Caracalla–Elagabalus
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla or Elagabalus(?), right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΔΡ ϹΕΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟΥ ΠΟ ΑΔΑΝΕΩΝ (retrograde Ν), ΙΕΡ ΟΙΚ
Reverse design inscribed agonistic crown with one palm branch
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6
Reference Levante, Adana 201
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Note The reverse is very similar to https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/55999 of Aquilia Severa, suggesting Elagabalus; but they are not from the same die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1884,0609.31 BMC 17 = Levante, Adana 200
2 2     Rex Numismatics Rex Budget 6, 1 Mar. 2024, lot 394