RPC VI, 8406 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8406 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IM(P) C M AV ANTONINVS AV(G)(P)
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from rear
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 two supports; on the roof, four palm branches
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 12.46 g
Axis 1, 5, 6, 11, 12
Specimens 23 (14 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1900,0707.111 BMC 253
2     P: 1793B
3     P: 1793A
4     B
5     B: L1906
6     B: I-B1900
7     B: L1906
8     ✸ NY: 1953.171.1657
9     NY: 1948.19.2246
10     NY: 1953.171.1654
11     NY: 1944.100.71762
12     NY: 1958.171.24
13     NY: 1953.171.1656
14     V: GR 33129
15     Leeds-UL: 380
16     Leeds-UL: 1313
17     Leeds-UL: 1315
18     Leeds-UL: 1314
19     CNG Triton VIII, 11 Jan. 2005, lot 797
20     Gorny & Mosch 134, 11 Oct. 2004, lot 2195
21     Künker 97, 7 Mar. 2005, lot 1697
22     M&M GmbH 20, 10 Oct. 2006, lot 856
23     Rauch Summer 2007, 11 Sept. 2007, lot 785