RPC VI, 8438 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8438 (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 rear
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METRO SID
Reverse design Zeus seated on throne, left, holding Nike and long sceptre; at his feet, eagle, left, looking back
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rouvier 1559
Specimens 4 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: L1906
2 2     NY: 1944.100.71792
3 3     NY: 1944.100.71791
4 4     NY: 1944.100.71790 Rouvier 1559(?)