RPC VI, 8235 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8235 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Caesarea ad Libanum
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue ΒΛΦ = 532
Dating 220/221
Obverse inscription IMP C M AV ANTONINVS [?]
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription COL CAESARΙA LIB ITVR
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; in exergue, balustrade
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 732
Specimens 6 (4 in the core collections)
Note Die-linked to coins of year 532

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1989,1010.1
2 2     P: Y 28455.46
3 3     Mu
4 4     ✸ Mu
5 5     CGT coll.
6 6     CGT coll. ex London Ancient Coins Auction 41, lot 157 22-Jan-15 ex Art Coins Roma Auction 4, 5 Dec. 2011, lot 213