RPC VI, 8609 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8609 (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, wearing chlamys, throwing stone against serpent standing, left, in front of him; in the exergue, murex shell
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 2372
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: B2236 Rouvier 2372.1
2 2     CGT coll. = Savoca 20 Blue, 20 May 2019, lot 1603
3 3     Rouvier 2372.2 = Mi V, 434, 655