RPC VI, 8250 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8250 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Orthosia
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue ΓΛΦ = 533
Dating 221/222
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Elagabalus, r.
Reverse inscription ΟΡΘΩϹƐΩΝ ΓΛΦ
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
Average weight 8.17 g
Axis 1, 6, 12
Reference Rouvier 880
Specimens 15

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1915,0603.63
2     L: 1906,0712.51 BMC 5 (as Severus Alexander)
3     P: Y28455.100
4     ✸ P: Y28455.101
5     NY: 1944.100.71177
6     NY: 1992.54.875
7     Beirut Rouvier 880.3
8     Beirut Rouvier 880.4
9     Beirut Rouvier 880.5
10     CNG > Electronic Auction 346, 269
11     CNG EA 205, 25 Feb. 2009, lot 331
12     CNG EA 435, 2 Jan. 2019, lot 273
13     Naumann 75, 3 Mar. 2019, lot 570
14     Rouvier 880.2
15     www.cngcoins.com, Jan, 2011