RPC VI, 7870 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 7870 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Carrhae
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription [ ]ΑΝΤω[ ]
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus (?), right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΑΡ ΚΟΛω Π
Reverse design star within filleted crescent on base
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 18 mm
Axis 5
Specimens 1 (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
4 4     ✸ Leu EA 3, 25 Feb. 2018, lot 747