RPC VI, 7898 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 7898 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Rhesaena
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription Α Κ Μ ΑΝΤΟΝΙ
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from front
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 1, 11, 12
Reference Castelin 19 (as Caracalla)
Specimens 7 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ O
2     L: 1889,0904.45 BMC 1
3     Leeds-UL: 95
4     CGT coll.
5     Savoca EA 95 Silver, 14 Feb. 2021, lot 469
6     Helios 3, 29 Apr. 2009, lot 776
7     CGT coll.