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, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METRO SID(O)
Reverse design Astarte(?) seated on throne, left, turreted, raising hand and holding sceptre(?); at her feet, two small figures standing, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 1536 (described as Dido)
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

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