RPC VI, 7710 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 7710 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Edessa
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Dating 218
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ Α ϹƐ(Υ) ΑΝΤⲰΝƐΙΝΟϹ ϹƐ(Β)
Obverse design laureate bust of Elagabalus, l., holding sceptre(?) on his shoulder and shield decorated with Gorgoneion, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ƐΞ ΥΠΑΤΟϹ ΤΟ Α
Reverse design eagle facing, head r., holding wreath in beak and spreading wings; small temple between legs
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 6
Reference Prieur 1728
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 1944.100.65888 Bellinger 155 (as Severus Alexander) = Prieur 1728
2 2     ✸ Naumann 99, 7 Feb. 2021, lot 527