RPC VI, 8327 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8327 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Berytus
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP CAES M AVR(retrograde R) 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; inside, Tyche-Astarte standing facing, left foot on prow of galley, holding stylis and being crowned by Nike standing left on cippus; below, central stairway
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6, 11, 12
Reference Sawaya 1713–22, Rouvier 575
Specimens 10 (9 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1908,0110.135 BMC 171 = Sawaya 1717
2 2     L: G.4414 BMC 172 = Sawaya 1714
3 3     L: G.4415 BMC 173 = Sawaya 1716
4 4     P: 1298 Sawaya 1718
5 5     B: F1873 Sawaya 1720
6 6     B: L1906 Sawaya 1721
7 7     Cop: 115 Sawaya 1719
8 8     ✸ NY: 1961.154.280 Sawaya 1713
9 9     NY: 1944.100.72360 Sawaya 1715
10 10     Sawaya 1722 (Hunter 23)