RPC VI, 7865 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 7865 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Carrhae
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ Α ΑΝΤωΝΕΙΝΟϹ ϹΕ(Β)
Obverse design laureate head of Elagabalus (?), right; below, eagle with outstretched wings
Reverse inscription ΚΑΡΑ ΚΟ[Λω.. ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟ]ΛΙϹ
Reverse design star within crescent set on filleted stone on large base; two signa flanking
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 4 (0 in the core collections)
Note The tentative attribution to Elagabalus (rather than Caracalla) is based on the 'portrait'.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Elsen 116, 16 Mar. 2013, lot 590
2 2     ✸ Leu EA 12, 30 May 2020, lot 990
3 3     CNG EA 334, 3 Sept. 2014, lot 259 (Caracalla)
4 4     Trade (Athena, Vcoins 2022)