RPC VI, 8243 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8243 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Orthosia
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue ΑΛΦ = 530
Dating 218/219
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ Α ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design radiate bust of Elagabalus, right, wearing cuirass decorated with Gorgoneion, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΟΡΘωϹΕΩΝ ΦΛΑ (?)
Reverse design Baal of Orthosia standing on two winged lions with horns
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note Rouvier describes it as Dionysus Pogon driving biga of winged panthers

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     CNG 31 lot 63047
2 2     ✸ CNG EA 292, 5 Dec. 2012, lot 323