RPC VI, 8237 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8237 (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) IΤVR
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; on either side, female figure within niche; below, two stairways
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)
Note Die linked to coins dated 532

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 1911/626
2 2     ✸ M&M Deutschland 11, 7 Nov. 2002, lot 171
3 3     R. Hoppensteadt coll.
4 4     P: 851