RPC VI, 8382 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8382 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP CAESAR M AV ANTONINVS (AVG)
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription AVR PIA SIDON COL METRO
Reverse design Astarte standing facing, turreted, holding long sceptre and resting on trophy on her right, crowned by Nike standing on small column, left, on her left; at her feet, to left, small Marsyas standing, right, carrying wineskin on shoulder and raising hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 1490
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1900,0707.116 BMC 242
2 2     P: 865
3 3     NY: 1944.100.71729
4 4     NY: 1944.100.71727
5 5     Parma Rouvier 149029