RPC VI, 7756 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 7756 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Edessa
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue Undated bronze coinage
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤωΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, left, holding shield decorated with Gorgoneion and raising hand, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΜΑΡ ΑΥΡ [...] ΚωΛΟΝ ΕΔΕϹϹΑ
Reverse design Tyche of the City seated on rock, left, holding patera(?) in front of small statue of Marsyas standing on column, right; below, river god swimming, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 63
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     CGT coll.
2 2     ✸ Helios Numismatik 5, 25 June 2010, lot 1154
3 3     Naumann Gitbud & Naumann 36, 4 Oct. 2015, lot 537