RPC VI, 8443 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8443 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Julia Maesa (Augusta)
Obverse inscription IVLIA MESA (sic) AVG
Obverse design draped bust of Julia Maesa, r., with raised drapery on shoulder
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA MƐTR SIDON
Reverse design front view of temple with four columns with arcuated lintel in the middle, within which Astarte standing facing, turreted, holding long sceptre, crowned by Nike standing on small column, l., on her l.; to l., Marsyas standing, r., carrying wineskin on shoulder and raising hand
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Average weight 15.88 g
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 1588
Specimens 4

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: B1837 Rouvier 1588.1
2     Beirut-AUB Rouvier 1588.3
3     ✸ CNG MBS 78, 14 May 2008, lot 1480
4     Rouvier 1588.2 = Mi V, 389, 358