RPC VI, 8445 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8445 (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 METR SID
Reverse design side view of two-wheel car of Astarte, with shrine with four columns within which baetyl on basis; on either side, priest(?) standing, holding torch; on the roof, four palm branches
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 13.69 g
Axis 6
Reference Missere 942
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ NY: 1944.100.72470
2     Missere 942