RPC VI, 8291 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8291 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tripolis
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue ΓΛΦ = 533
Dating 221/222
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤⲰΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΤΡΙΠΟΛΙΤⲰΝ ΓΛΦ
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 22 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 1762
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ V: GR 22283
2 2     Rouvier 1762.1 = Mi VIII S. 294, 271
3 3     Rouvier 1762.2
4 4     Savoca 98th Blue, 27 March 2021, lot 1014