RPC VI, 8441 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8441 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Julia Maesa (Augusta)
Obverse inscription IVL MAESA AVG
Obverse design draped bust of Julia Maesa, right, with raised drapery on shoulder
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA ME SIDON
Reverse design city gate(?) with central bay between two towers, within which Marsyas standing, left, carrying winesking on shoulder and raising hand, between two Nike(?), each standing on column, holding wreath; upper level decorated with statues; in the middle, Europa seated on galloping bull, right, holding inflated veil over head
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 28599.13
2 2     CNG MBS 79, 17 Sept. 2008, lot 679