RPC VI, 8263 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8263 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tripolis
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue AΛΦ = 531 (group 1b)
Dating 219/220
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ ΜΑΡ ΑΝΤⲰΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΤΡΙΠΟΛΙΤⲰΝ ΑΛΦ
Reverse design front view of temple of Astarte with arcuated lintel in the middle between two wings with four columns with a pediment each, all within larger pediment; within the central portion, Astarte standing, facing, wearing turreted crown, resting on long sceptre and being crowned by Nike standing on small column at her l.; below, stairway, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 20.04 g
Axis 12
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ NY: 1944.100.72626
2     M&M GmbH 20, 10 Oct. 2006, lot 872