RPC VI, 8489 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8489 (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 MET SID
Reverse design front view of temple with six columns with arcuated lintel in the middle, within which Astarte standing facing, turreted, holding long sceptre and placing foot on galley prow, crowned by Nike standing on small column, left, on her left; in the exergue, palm tree and altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 1486
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: B1782 Rouvier 1486.1
2 2     ✸ B: L1906
3 3     Rouvier 1486.2 = Mi V, 384, 323