RPC VI, 8349 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8349 (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, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL IVL AVG FEL BER
Reverse design Tyche of the City standing facing, head l., on galley, r., wearing kalathos, holding long sceptre; to r., two standards topped by eagles and Nie standing, l., on small column, placing wreath on the City's head; to l., rower; on stern, standard
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 11.28 g
Axis 4, 5, 6, 11, 12
Reference Sawaya 1940–5, Rouvier 587
Specimens 9 (7 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: I-B1900 Sawaya 1944
2     ✸ B: L1906 Sawaya 1945
3     Mu: 38b
4     Mu: 38a
5     NY: 1944.100.72399 Sawaya 1942
6     NY: 1944.100.72400 Sawaya 1943
7     O
8     Beirut-AUB: 119 Sawaya 1940
9     Beirut-BdL: 243 Sawaya 1941