RPC VI, 8300 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8300 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Byblus
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP CAIS MAR ANTONINΥS AΥ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΙΕΡΑϹ ΒΥΒΛΟΥ
Reverse design front view of temple with six columns with arcuated lintel in the middle topped by palmette, within which Astarte standing, facing, head right, wearing kalathos, holding long sceptre and placing foot on prow; to right, small Nike standing on column, left, crowning her with wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 708
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1876,0505.54 BMC 50
2 2     NY: 1944.100.70907
3 3     ✸ Münzen & Medaillen Deutschland Gm 11date: 7 Nov. 2002, 7
4 4     Rouvier 708.1 = Mi S. VIII, 254, 79
5 5     Rouvier 708.2