RPC VI, 8470 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8470 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP C M AV ANTONINVS AVG
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METRO SID(O)
Reverse design Astarte(?) seated on throne, l., turreted, raising hand and holding sceptre(?); at her feet, two small figures standing, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 11.41 g
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 1536 (described as Dido)
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     NY: 1944.100.71765
2     ✸ NY: 1944.100.71755 Rouvier 1536.1(?)
3     Beirut-AUB Rouvier 1536.2