RPC VI, 8325 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8325 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Berytus
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS AVG
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL IVL AVG FEL BER
Reverse design front view of temple with four columns with shield in pediment and acroteria along roofline, Nike raising wreath on each corner and Poseidon with Beroe on top; inside,Tyche-Astarte standing facing, left foot on prow of galley, holding stylis and being crowned by Nike standing left on cippus; on either side, genius holding torch; below, two genii on dolphins facing central stairway; below, on either side, cup
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6, 11, 12
Reference Sawaya 1656–94, 1709–10, Rouvier 573–4
Specimens 46 (36 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: G,4416 BMC 175 = Sawaya 1659
2 2     L: 1900,0707.86 BMC 176 = Sawaya 1677
3 3     L: 1839,0919.502 BMC 177 = Sawaya 1676
4 4     L: 1874,0715.403 BMC 178 = Sawaya 1678
5 5     L: 1907,1102,5 BMC 181 = Sawaya 16567
6 6     L: 1847,1101.281 BMC 182 = Sawaya 1682
7 7     P: Y20263 Sawaya 1656
8 8     P: 1265 Sawaya 1658
9 9     P: 1296 Sawaya 1674
10 10     P: 775 Sawaya 1681
11 11     P: 317 Sawaya 1684
12 12     P: 1295 Sawaya 1685
13 13     P: Delepierre 6761 Sawaya 1692
14 14     P: 354 Sawaya 1693
15 15     B: F1873 Sawaya 1663
16 16     B: L1906 Sawaya 1664
17 17     B: 28693 Sawaya 1670
18 18     C McClean 9465 = Sawaya 1690
19 19     C McClean 9467 = Sawaya 1691
20 20     C MvClean 9466 = Sawaya 1665
21 21     C: I-B1900 Sawaya 1694
22 22     C: Lewis SNG 1823 = Sawaya 16709
23 23     C SNG 6023 = Sawaya 1679
24 24     Cop: 114 Sawaya 1686
25 25     Mu: 32g
26 26     NY: 1944.100.72355 Sawaya 1660
27 27     NY: 1944.100.72353 Sawaya 1661
28 28     NY: 1944.100.72354 Sawaya 1662
29 29     ✸ NY: 1944.100.72350 Sawaya 1666
30 30     NY: 1944.100.729357 Sawaya 1667
31 31     NY: 1944.100.72351 Sawaya 1671
32 32     NY: 1944.100.72349 Sawaya 1675
33 33     NY: 1944.100.72356 Sawaya 1689
34 34     O
35 35     O
36 36     O
37 37     Beirut: 1039 Sawaya 1687
38 38     Beirut: 1041 Sawaya 1688
39 39     Beirut: 1037 Sawaya 1709
40 40     Beirut-AUB: 101 Sawaya 1668
41 41     Beirut-AUB: 100 Sawaya 1680
42 42     Beirut-BdL: 229 Sawaya 1672
43 43     Beirut-BdL: 227 Sawaya 1673
44 44     Bern SNG 2250 = Sawaya 1683
45 45     Baldwin’s The New York Sale XI, 11 Jan. 2006, lot 212
46 46     Sawaya 1669 (Wheaton 271)