RPC VI, 8269 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8269 (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 being crowned by Nike standing on small column at her l.; below, stairway, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 12.95 g
Axis 1, 6, 12
Reference Rouvier 1763
Specimens 14

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
    Rouvier 1763.12 = Mi V, 406, 451
    Rouvier 1763.10
    B: F1873
    P: B1957 Rouvier 1763.9
    NY: 1944.100.72624
    V: GR 22280
    Rouvier 1763.13
    Gorny & Mosch 191, 11 Oct. 2010, lot 1871
    Rouvier 1758.7
    Beirut-AUB: C1237 51
    ✸ L: 1841,0730.182 BMC 119
    Beirut-AUB: C1232 50 = Rouvier 1763.11(?)
    NY: 1944.100.72625
    Beirut-AUB: C1235 54