RPC VI, 7951 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 7951 (temporary)
Province Syria Coele
Region Syria
City Uncertain mint of the Syrian Tetradrachms
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue ΥΠΑΤΟС ΤΟ Β (group 1 Laodicea style)
Dating 219
Obverse inscription ΑΝΤⲰΝƐΙΝΟϹ ϹƐΒ ΑΥΤ Κ Μ Α
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, l., raising hand, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ƐΞ ΥΠΑΤΟϹ ΤΟ Β Δ Ɛ
Reverse design eagle facing, head l., holding wreath in beak and spreading wings; star between legs
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 14.94 g
Axis 12
Reference McAlee 773, Prieur 253
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
    ✸ McAlee 773.1 = Prieur 253 = BSNF 8, Oct. 1985, 690–4 = CNG Triton XXII, 8 Jan. 2019, lot 616
    McAlee 773.2 = Hirsch 169, Feb. 1991, 1083