RPC VI, 8159 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8159 (temporary)
Province Syria Coele
Region Syria
City Laodicea ad Mare
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue Group 1b
Obverse inscription IMP C M AVR ANTONEINVS [AVG?]
Obverse design laureate head of Elagabalus, r., with drapery
Reverse inscription COL LAOD METROPOLEOS (or MƐTROPOLƐOS) (sic) Δ Ɛ
Reverse design Tyche of the City seated on rock, l., holding cornucopia and rudder; at her feet, river god swimming, l., looking back; to l., Marsyas standing, r., carrying wineskin on shoulder and raising hand
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1202
2 2     NY: 1944.100.66473
3 3     V: GR21770