RPC VI, 8511 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8511 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Julia Soaemias (Augusta)
Obverse inscription IVLIA SAMIA (sic) AVGV
Obverse design draped bust of Julia Soaemias, right
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METRO SID
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 25 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 1581 (as Aquilia Severa)
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: B1835 Rouvier 1581
2 2     ✸ CNG EA 407, 11 Oct. 2017, lot 347