RPC VI, 8305 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8305 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Byblus
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤⲰΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΙƐΡΑϹ ΒΥΒΛΟΥ
Reverse design front view of temple with six columns with decorated arcuated lintel in the middle, 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 25 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 706
Specimens 8 (7 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 927
2 2     P: 926
3 3     P: 1966.453 Delepierre 6770
4 4     P: B1409 Rouvier 706.1
5 5     P: B1408 Rouvier 706.2
6 6     B: 1908/5 Morel
7 7     NY: 1944.100.70912
8 8     ✸ M&M Deutschland 20, 10 Oct. 2006, lot 828