RPC VI, 8405 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #10

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8405 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IM C M AV(R) ANTONINVS AVG (P)
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METR(O) SID
Reverse design three-quarter view of two-wheel car of Astarte, r., with shrine with four columns within which baetyl on basis; on either side, priest(?) standing, holding torch; on the roof, four palm branches
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 17.19 g
Axis 6, 11, 12
Reference Rouvier 1548–9
Specimens 18

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1908,0110.1315 BMC 247
2     L: BMC 248 BMC 248
3     L: BMC 249 BMC 249
4     P: 1788A
5     P: 868
6     P: B1784 Rouvier 1548.1
7     P: B1789 Rouvier 1548.2
8     NY: 1944.100.71781
9     NY: 1992.54.1182
10     ✸ NY: 1944.100.71716
11     NY: 1958.171.23
12     NY: 1953.171.1658
13     NY: 1948.19.2247
14     O
15     V: GR 33534
16     CNG EA 263, 31 Aug. 2011, lot 269
17     Rauch Summer 2007, 11 Sept. 2007, lot 784 = Hirsch 249, 7 Feb. 2007, lot 2066
18     Rouvier 1549