RPC VI, 7957 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 7957 (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 ΑΥΤ Κ Μ Α ΑΝΤωΝΕΙΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate head of Elagabalus, right, with drapery
Reverse inscription ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤΟϹ ΤΟ Β Δ Ε
Reverse design eagle standing left, holding wreath in beak and spreading wings; star between legs
Metal debased silver
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 1944.100.65965
2 2     ✸ Aurea Numismatika 71, 21 May 2016, lot 2373
3 3     Roma Numismatics Ltd E-Sale 15, 31 Jan. 2015, lot 366