RPC VI, 8395 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8395 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IM(P) C M AV(R?) ANTONINVS AVG
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METR SIDO(N)
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 30 mm
Axis 1, 6
Reference Rouvier 1551
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
2 2     ✸ B: L1906
3 3     NY: 1944.100.71785 Rouvier 1551(?)
4 4     CNG EA 127, 23 Nov. 2005, lot 226
5 5     A. Kropp coll.