RPC VI, 8479 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8479 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP C M AV ANTONINVS AV
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METRO SID CAD POE
Reverse design emperor standing facing in military dress, head right, holding long eagle-tipped sceptre, and male figure (Cadmus?) standing facing in chiton, head left, holding sceptre, facing each other and clasping hands
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 1541
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: L1906
2 2     NY: 1944.100.71779 Rouvier 1541