RPC VI, 8287 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8287 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tripolis
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue BΛΦ = 532
Dating 220/221
Obverse inscription ΑΥ(Τ) Κ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
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 left; below, stairways, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference Rouvier 1764corr.
Specimens 7 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1908,0110.1336 BMC 127
2 2     B: L1906
3 3     NY: 1961.154.299
4 4     NY: 1944.100.72647
5 5     M&M GmbH 32, 26 May 2010, lot 320
6 6     Rouvier 1764.5
7 7     Rouvier 1764.6