RPC VI, 8236 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8236 (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 M AV ANTONINVS [?]
Obverse design laureate head of Elagabalus, right
Reverse inscription COL C[...] ΒΛΦ
Reverse design front view of temple with four columns with arcuated lintel in the middle, within which Astarte standing, facing, wearing kalathos, resting on long sceptre, crowned by military figure standing, left; in exergue, river god swimming, right, between two stairways
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 1, 6
Reference Lindgren III, 1399
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: Y 28455.48
2 2     NY: 1944.100.70929
3 3     NY: 1944.100.70928
4 4     Lindgren III, 1399