RPC VI, 8273 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8273 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tripolis
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue [?]ΛΦ = 531/532
Dating 219/221
Obverse inscription ΑΥ(Τ) Κ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΤΡΙΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ [.]ΛΦ
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 23 mm
Average weight 9.79 g
Axis 1, 6, 12
Reference Rouvier 1764corr.
Specimens 9

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1908,0110.1335 BMC 126
2     P: B1965 Rouvier 1764.4
3     B: L1906
4     NY: 1934.94.17
5     ✸ NY: 1944.100.72648
6     Beirut-AUB: C1236 55
7     Bern: N/82.2313 SNG 2313
8     CNG EA 204, 11 Feb. 2009, lot 73
9     Lindgren I, 2358