RPC VI, 7712 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 7712 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Edessa
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Septimius Severus (Divus)
Issue Dynastic Issues
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ Α ϹΕ ΑΝΤωΝΕΙΝΟ
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, left, holding spear(?) on his shoulder and decorated shield, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΘΕω ϹΕΟΥΗΡω ΠΑΠΠω
Reverse design bare-headed draped and cuirassed bust of Divus Septimius Severus, right, seen from rear
Metal debased silver
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Reference Prieur 1730
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: B-I1928 Bellinger 157 (as Severus Alexander) = Prieur 1730