RPC VI, 8394 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8394 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription AVRΕ PIA SIDON COL METROP
Reverse design front view of temple with four columns with arcuated lintel in the middle, within which Astarte standing facing, turreted, holding long sceptre, 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 31 mm
Axis 6, 7, 12
Reference Rouvier 1491
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: B1780 Rouvier 1491
2 2     ✸ B: I-B1900
3 3     V: GR 29192
4 4     CNG EA 344, 11 Feb. 2015, lot 353