RPC VI, 8267 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8267 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tripolis
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue AΛΦ = 531 (group 2)
Dating 219/220
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΤΡΙΠΟΛΙΤωΝ ΑΛΦ
Reverse design Astarte standing, facing, wearing turreted crown, resting on long sceptre, placing foot on galley prow, between the Dioscuri standing facing, looking at her, each resting on spear and holding grapes
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 11
Reference Rouvier 1747
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: B1961 Rouvier 1747.1
2 2     Mu: 50 under Sidon
3 3     Rouvier 1747.2 = Mi V, 406, 453