RPC VI, 8439 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8439 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Julia Maesa (Augusta)
Obverse inscription IVLIA MAESA AVG
Obverse design draped bust of Julia Maesa, right, with raised drapery on shoulder
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METRO SID
Reverse design Astarte standing facing, turreted, holding long sceptre, crowned by Nike standing on small column, left, on her left; to left, Marsyas standing, right, carrying wineskin on shoulder and raising hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6, 11
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1844,0425.1053c BMC 298
2 2     Heritage Long Beach Signature Sale 3035, 3 Sept. 2014, lot 32144 = Heritage CICF Signature Sale 3032, 10 Apr. 2014, lot 23523