RPC VI, 8608 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8608 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP CAES M AV ANTONINVS AV
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription TVRIORVM
Reverse design Cadmus advancing, right, on galley, right, looking back, calling his mates behind him and holding sword; behind and before him, murex shell
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 7, 12
Reference Rouvier 2382 (described as Aeneas)
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1900,0707.226 BMC 411
2 2     ✸ B: L1906
3 3     NY: 1944.100.81847
4 4     J-SBF Rouvier 2382.2
5 5     Rouvier 2382.1