RPC VI, 8299 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8299 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Byblus
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP CAIS MAR ANTONINVS AV
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΒΥΒΛΟΥ ΙƐΡΑϹ
Reverse design front view of temple with six columns with arcuated lintel in the middle topped by palmette, within which Astarte standing, facing, head r., wearing kalathos, holding long sceptre and placing foot on prow; to r., small Nike standing on column, l., crowning her with wreath
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Average weight 18.71 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rouvier 709
Specimens 7

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1859,1219.251 BMC 48
2     ✸ L: 1900,0707.98 BMC 49
3     NY: 1944.100.70904
4     CNG 90, 23 May 2012, lot 1143
5     CNG EA 111, 111
6     Heritage World Coin Auctio Long Beach Signature Sale 3035, 3 Sept. 2014, lot 32142
7     Rouvier 709