RPC VI, 8311 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8311 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Byblus
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Julia Soaemias (Augusta)
Obverse inscription ΙΟΥΛΙΑ ϹΟƐΜΙΑ ϹƐΒΑϹ
Obverse design draped bust of Julia Soaemias, r.
Reverse inscription ΙƐΡΑϹ ΒΥΒΛΟΥ
Reverse design front view of temple with six columns with arcuated and decorated 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 26 mm
Average weight 12.50 g
Axis 1, 6, 12
Reference BMC 68, AUB 62
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1900,0707.105 BMC 68
2     B: L1906
3     Beirut-AUB: C813 62