RPC VI, 8290 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8290 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tripolis
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue ΓΛΦ = 533
Dating 221/222
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΤΡΙΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ ΓΛΦ
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 structure; within the central portion, Astarte standing, facing, wearing kalathos, resting on long sceptre; below, stairways, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 10.31 g
Axis 1, 7, 12
Specimens 8

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: Y28598.18
2     NY: 1948.19.2281
3     ✸ V: GR 22284
4     Beirut-AUB: C1234 53
5     Beirut-AUB: C1238 56(?)
6     Leeds-UL: 1321
7     CGT coll.
8     CNG EA 244, 10 Nov. 2010, lot 363