RPC VI, 8520 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8520 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Annia Aurelia Faustina (Augusta)
Obverse inscription ANNIA FAVSTINA AV
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Annia Faustina, right
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METRO SID
Reverse design naval battle between two galleys with rowers; on the left, Athena standing, right, holding spear; on the right, Marsyas standing, left; above, car of Astarte; below, dolphin, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 1, 12
Reference Rouvier 1578
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 1921/256
2 2     NY: 1944.100.71817
3 3     Rouvier 1578