RPC VI, 8312 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8312 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Byblus
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Julia Soaemias (Augusta)
Obverse inscription ΙΟΥΛΙΑ ϹΟƐΜΙΑ ϹƐΒΑ
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, 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
Axis 1, 12
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: L4305
2 2     NY: 1944.100.70915
3 3     NY: 1944.100.70916
4 4     CGT coll.