RPC VI, 8408 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8408 (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 two supports; on the roof, four palm branches
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1900,0707.109 BMC 250
2 2     L: 1844,0425.2345 BMC 252
3 3     ✸ B: L1906
4 4     NY: 1944.100.71761
5 5     CNG 93, 22 May 2013, lot 996