RPC VI, 8471 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8471 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP C M AV(R) ANTONINVS AV(G)
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription AVR PIA C METRO SIDO
Reverse design Atargatis standing facing, head right, holding sceptre; at her feet, lion seated, left; to right, small car of Astarte
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 1, 12
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1872,0709.339 BMC 262
2 2     ✸ B: 1865/28713
3 3     V: GR 22213
4 4     CNG EA 247, 12 Jan. 2011, lot 250