RPC VI, 8396 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8396 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP CAESAR M A ANTONINVS AV
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METRO SID, CORT IV (?)
Reverse design male figure standing facing, head right, holding branch and placing hand over small inscribed stele; at his feet, to right, tripod around which serpent is coiled
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Note The branch and tripod suggest Apollo

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1970,0909.241