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, right, 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 copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6
Reference Missere 942
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ NY: 1944.100.72470
2 2     Missere 942