RPC VI, 8403 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8403 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IM C M AV ANTONINVS AVG P
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METRO SID
Reverse design three-quarter view of two-wheel car of Astarte, right, with shrine with four columns within which baetyl on basis and two supports; on the roof, two or four palm branches
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 5, 6, 12
Specimens 7 (7 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 869
2 2     ✸ B: I-B1900
3 3     NY: 1944.100.71789
4 4     O
5 5     O
6 6     V: GR 33154
7 7     V: GR 22207