RPC VI, 8270 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8270 (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 with four columns of Zeus Hagios with facing bust of Astarte(?) in the pediment, within which lighted altar in the middle, approached by steps, Helios on the l., standing facing, raising hand, and Selene on the r., standing facing, holding long torch
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 20.63 g
Axis 1, 6, 7, 12
Reference Rouvier 1758
Specimens 13

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
    ✸ B: L1906
    B: I-B1900
    Gorny & Mosch 225, 14 Oct. 2014, lot 1899
    NY: 1944.100.72619
    Rouvier 1758.4 = Mi VIII S. 294, 266
    P: B1958 Rouvier 1758.1
    Beirut-AUB Rouvier 1758.5
    V: GR 22275
    Lindgren I, 2355
    C: L2705 SNG 6072
    Rouvier 1758.3 = Mi V, 406, 452
    P: 387