RPC VI, 8277 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8277 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tripolis
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue BΛΦ = 532
Dating 220/221
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Elagabalus, r.
Reverse inscription ΤΡΙΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ ΒΛΦ
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 26 mm
Average weight 11.56 g
Axis 6, 8, 12
Reference Rouvier 1763corr.–1764
Specimens 19

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1900,0707.266 BMC 120
2     L: 1908,0110.1338 BMC 122
3     L: H.P.B,P.158.N BMC 123
4     L BMC 124
5     P: 913a
6     P: 913b
7     P: B1955 Rouvier 1763.13
8     B
9     Cop: 291
10     Mu: 61
11     NY: 1948.19.2218
12     V: GR 22279
13     Beirut-AUB: C1233 52
14     CNG EA 85, 17 Mar. 2004, lot 73
15     Lanz 146, 25 May 2009, lot 535
16     Lindgren I, 2356corr.
17     Münzen & Medaillen Deutschland GmbH 32, 26 May 2010, lot 320
18     Rouvier 1764.2 = Mi V, 406, 456
19     Rouvier 1764.3 = Mi VIII S. 294, 269