RPC VI, 8392 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8392 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
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 AVR PIA SIDON COL METRO
Reverse design front view of temple with four columns with arcuated lintel in the middle, within which Astarte standing facing, turreted, holding long sceptre and placing foot on galley prow, crowned by Nike standing on small column, left, on her left; to left, Marsyas standing, right, carrying wineskin on shoulder and raising hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Reference Rouvier 1489
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Stack's Coin Galleries Apr. 2010, 28 Apr. 2010, lot 314