RPC VI, 8203 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8203 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Aradus
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue ΖΟΥ = 477
Dating 218/219
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤⲰΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΡΑΔΙⲰΝ Ɛ Ζ(retrograde)ΟΥ
Reverse design cypress tree between bull, r., and lion, l., confronted; in the background, standard shaped as a hand behind the bull, vexillum behind the lion; over lion's head, crescent
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 1, 12
Reference Rouvier 418corr. (as Caracalla)
Specimens 7 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1908,0110.880 BMC 384
2 2     P: 1257
3 3     P: B1174 Rouvier 418.3(?)
4 4     Mu: 16 under Damascus
5 5     CNG EA 229, 10 Mar. 2010, lot 341
6 6     ✸ CNG EA 264, 21 Sept. 2011, lot 319
7 7     CNG EA 345, 25 Feb. 2015, lot 432