RPC VI, 8542 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8542 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP C M AV ANTONINVS
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription MΕT AVR PIA SID COL
Reverse design three-quarter view of two-wheel car of Astarte, right, with shrine with four columns within which baetyl; on the roof, two palm branches
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 1, 12
Reference Rouvier 1502
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1900,0707.114 BMC 257
2 2     ✸ NY: 1944.100.71798
3 3     V: GR 33133
4 4     Rouvier 1502