RPC VI, 7897 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 7897 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Rhesaena
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription Α Κ Μ ΑΝΤⲰΝƐΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΡΗϹΑΙΝΗϹΙⲰΝ Γ
Reverse design river god(?) seated, l., holding reed(?) and resting arm on vase from which water flows
Metal Æ
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Castelin 19 (as Caracalla)
Specimens 7 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ NY: 1971.193
2     M&M Deutschland 20, 10 Oct. 2006, lot 978
3     Private Coll. Paris
4     B Castelin 19a
5     P: 2168 Castelin 19b
6     Leeds-UL: 94
7     CGT coll.