RPC VI, 8219 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8219 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Botrys
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue ΒΝС = 252
Dating 221/222
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Elagabalus, r.
Reverse inscription ΒΟΤΡΥΗΝⲰΝ ΒΝϹ
Reverse design front view of temple with six 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 Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 7.91 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Sawaya, Botrys 13–6
Specimens 9

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
    NY: 1944.100.70785 Sawaya, Botrys 16
    Beirut-AUB: C764 Sawaya, Botrys 15
    Rouvier 632.2
    NY: 1944.100.70784 Sawaya, Botrys 14
    NY: 1948.19.2176 Sawaya, Botrys 13
    Rouvier 632.3
    Cop: 131 Sawaya, Botrys 5 (under year 249)
    ✸ CNG EA 367, 27 Jan. 2016, lot 404