RPC VI, 8213 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8213 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Botrys
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue ΝС = 250
Dating 219/220
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΒΟΤΡΟϹ(?) Ϲ(retrograde)Ν
Reverse design front view of temple with eight columns with arcuated lintel in the middle, within which Astarte standing, facing, wearing kalathos, holding long sceptre and four globes(?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 7
Reference Sawaya, Botrys 6
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1903,0110.1158 BMC 10 = Sawaya, Botrys 6