RPC VI, 8228 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8228 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Caesarea ad Libanum
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue AΛΦ = 531
Dating 219/220
Obverse inscription IMP C M AVR ANTONINVS AVG
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL CESARIA LIB ΑΛΦ
Reverse design front view of shrine with two columns with arcuated lintel supported by human head-shaped capitals, within which Astarte standing completely veiled, facing, wearing kalathos, resting head on hand; to left, long sceptre surmounted by bird, right; to left, star; to right, crescent
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rouvier 735, BMC 7
Specimens 4 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1908,0110.1162 BMC 7
2 2     P: E2937
3 3     ✸ P: Y28455.47 Rouvier 735.1 = Mi V, 358, 144
4 4     V: GR 2214