RPC VI, 8341 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8341 (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 and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription COL IVL AVG FEL RΕΒ (sic)
Reverse design front view of temple with four columns with shield in pediment and acroteria along roofline; inside, Poseidon standing, left, holding dolphin and resting on trident, placing foot on rock; below, central stairway
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Sawaya 1985–7
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: I-B1900 Sawaya 1987
2 2     NY: 1944.100.72403 Sawaya 1986
3 3     Beirut-BdL: 241 Sawaya 1985