RPC VI, 7868 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #7

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 7868 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Carrhae
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΑΝΤωΝΕΙ
Obverse design laureate head of Elagabalus (?), right
Reverse inscription ΚΑΡ ΚΟΛω Π
Reverse design rosette of dots within filleted crescent
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 16 mm
Axis 5, 6
Specimens 8 (5 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     P: 1856a
3 3     P: 1868
4 4     P: 1872
5 5     Mu: 12
6 6     O
7 7     ✸ CNG EA 196, 1 Oct. 2008, lot 179
8 8     Naumann 96, 1 Nov. 2020, lot 515
9 9     Savoca 13, 12 Mar. 2017, lot 412