RPC VI, 8286 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8286 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tripolis
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Julia Soaemias (Augusta)
Issue BΛΦ = 532
Dating 220/221
Obverse inscription ΙΟΥΛΙΑ ϹƐΜΙΑϹ (sic) ϹƐΒ
Obverse design draped bust of Julia Soaemias, r.
Reverse inscription ΤΡΙΠΟΛΙΤⲰΝ ΒΛΦ
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 27 mm
Average weight 12.46 g
Axis 1, 6, 7, 12
Reference Rouvier 1768
Specimens 30

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1871,0802.5 BMC 115 (as Elagabalus)
2     L: 1900,0707.267 BMC 135
3     L: 1900,0707.269 BMC 136
4     P: 12918
5     P: B1974 Rouvier 1768.1
6     P: B1976 Rouvier 1768.2
7     P: B1975 Rouvier 1768.6
8     ✸ B: L1906
9     B: L1906
10     Cop: 293
11     G Hunterian III, 262, 26 = SNG 3288
12     NY: 1944.100.72653
13     NY: 1944.100.72652
14     NY: 1944.100.72651
15     O
16     V: GR 22286
17     Beirut-AUB: C1247 59 = Rouvier 1768.5(?)
18     Beirut-AUB: C1248 60
19     Beirut-AUB: C1249 61
20     Bern SNG 2314
21     Leeds-UL: 381
22     CNG EA 339, 19 Nov. 2014, lot 291
23     Gorny & Mosch 191, 11 Oct. 2010, lot 1870
24     Missere 946
25     Rouvier 1768.10
26     Rouvier 1768.3 = Mi V, 408, 465
27     Rouvier 1768.4
28     Rouvier 1768.7 = Mi VIII S. 295, 272
29     Rouvier 1768.8
30     Rouvier 1768.9