RPC VI, 8304 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8304 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Byblus
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΙΕΡΑϹ ΒΥΒΛΟΥ
Reverse design front view of temple with six columns with arcuated lintel in the middle, within which Astarte standing, facing, 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 27 mm
Axis 6, 7, 12
Reference McClean 7486
Specimens 4 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 1875 Prokesch-Osten
2 2     C McClean 9486
3 3     NY: 1944.100.70905
4 4     NY: 1944.100.70910