RPC VI, 8268 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8268 (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 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 placing foot on galley prow; below, stairway, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 12.96 g
Specimens 1

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ B: L1906