RPC VI, 8249 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8249 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Orthosia
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue ΒΛΦ = 532 or ΓΛΦ = 533
Dating 220/1–221/2
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥ[...]
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΟΡΘΩϹƐΩΝ
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 23 mm
Average weight 6.68 g
Axis 1
Reference BMC 6 (as Severus Alexander)
Specimens 1

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1908,0110.1211 BMC 6