RPC VI, 8271 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8271 (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 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 left, standing facing, raising hand, and Selene on the right, standing facing, holding long torch
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 1, 6, 7, 12
Reference Rouvier 1758
Specimens 17 (13 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: G.5142 BMC 110
2 2     L: G.5143 BMC 111
3 3     L: 1900,0707.263 BMC 112
4 4     L: 1908,0110.1337 BMC 113
5 5     P: 909
6 6     P: 910
7 7     P: B1959 Rouvier 1758.2
8 8     B: L1906
9 9     B: L1906
10 10     C
11 11     G Hunterian III, 262, 24
12 12     NY: 1944.100.72617
13 13     ✸ NY: 1944.100.72618
14 14     Bern SNG 2311
15 15     CNG 90, 23 May 2012, lot 1144
16 16     CNG EA 194, 20 Aug. 2008, lot 205
17 17     Gorny & Mosch 165, 17 Mar. 2008, lot 1600