RPC VI, 8404 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8404 (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
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 31 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 1557corr.
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1874,0715.410 BMC 251
2 2     Beirut-AUB Rouvier 1557.2
3 3     Rouvier 1557.1