RPC VI, 8214 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8214 (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 ΒΟΤΡΥΗΝωΝ [?]ΝϹ
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; in the exergue, central stairway
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 5, 10
Reference Sawaya, Botrys 8–9 (under year 251)
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 1944.100.70782 Sawaya, Botrys 9
2 2     Beirut-BdL: 262 Sawaya, Botrys 8
3 3     ✸ CNG EA 203, 28 Jan. 2009, lot 406