RPC VI, 8516 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8516 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Julia Soaemias (Augusta)
Obverse inscription IVLIA SEMIA (sic) AVGV
Obverse design draped bust of Julia Soaemias, right
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METRO SID
Reverse design three-quarter view of two-wheel car of Astarte, right, with shrine with four columns within which baetyl on two supports; on the roof, four palm branches
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 26771
2 2     B: L1906
3 3     ✸ NY: 1944.100.71824