RPC VI, 8329 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8329 (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; 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 32 mm
Axis 6
Reference Sawaya 1711–2, Rouvier 575
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 1297 Sawaya 1711
2 2     ✸ B: I-B1900 Sawaya 1712