RPC VI, 8246 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8246 (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 ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Elagabalus, right
Reverse inscription ΟΡΘΩϹΕΩΝ 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 small Nike standing on column, left; in the left niche, Cybele(?) standing facing, turreted, between two lions(?), holding long sceptre; in the right niche, female figure standing facing, veiled and wearing long tunic
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Reference Rouvier 878 corr.
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1973.208 Rouvier 878.2 = Mi V, 366, 187