RPC VI, 8605 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8605 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP CAES M AV ANTONINVS AV(G)
Obverse design laureate bust of Elagabalus, r., wearing cuirass with Gorgoneion, seen from front
Reverse inscription TVRIORVM
Reverse design Astarte standing facing, turreted, holding long sceptre and resting on trophy on her r., crowned by Nike standing on small column, l., on her l.; at her feet, to l., small palm tree; to r., murex shell
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 5, 6, 11, 12
Specimens 8 (6 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 397 BMC 397
2 2     L: 1908,0110.1354 BMC 398
3 3     ✸ B: 1865/28713
4 4     B: L1906
5 5     NY: 1944.10.81819
6 6     NY: 1960.84.68
7 7     CNG EA 245, 1 Dec. 2010, lot 295
8 8     CNG EA 358, 26 Aug. 2015, lot 246