RPC VI, 8455 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8455 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Julia Paula (Augusta)
Obverse inscription IVLIA PAVLA AVG
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Julia Paula, right
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METR SID
Reverse design Astarte standing facing, turreted, holding long sceptre, crowned by Nike standing on small column, left, on her left; to right, at her feet, small palm tree; to left, Marsyas standing, right, carrying wineskin on shoulder and raising hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rouvier 1564
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1872,0709.340 BMC 289
2 2     Rouvier 1564.1
3 3     Rouvier 1564.2 = RN 1861, 102, 4