RPC VI, 8328 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8328 (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 AVO FEL REB (sic)
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 30 mm
Axis 6
Reference Sawaya 1723–5, Rouvier 575
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)
Note On the obv., retrograde R.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: H.P.B.P.156.N.11 BMC 174 = Sawaya 1724
2 2     ✸ NY: 1944.100.72359 Sawaya 1725
3 3     Beirut-BdL: 226 Sawaya 1723