RPC VI, 8245 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8245 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Orthosia
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue ΒΛΦ = 532
Dating 220/221
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΡ ΑΝΤΟΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Elagabalus, r.
Reverse inscription ΟΡΘΩϹƐΩΝ ΒΛΦ
Reverse design front view of temple with four columns with arcuated lintel in the middle within pediment, within which Astarte standing, facing, wearing kalathos, resting on long sceptre, crowned by small Nike standing on column, l.; at her feet, river god swimming, r.; in exergue, lighted altar between two stairways
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 5
Reference Rouvier 879corr.
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: B1499 Rouvier 879
2 2     B: 1900/729
3 3     O