RPC VI, 8334 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8334 (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 Aeneas advancing, left, looking back, wearing cuirass, leading Ascanius by hand and carrying Anchises on shoulder; over Ascanius, galley(?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Sawaya 1901–3
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Note There seems to be no trace of the galley

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: L1906 Sawaya 1902
2 2     Beirut: 1070 Sawaya 1903
3 3     Beirut-AUB: 113 Sawaya 1901