RPC VI, 8610 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8610 (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 standing, right, on galley prow, right, looking back, holding spear and placing hand on trophy behind him; before him, murex shell; behind him, small palm tree
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 2381
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ CNG EA 289, 24 Oct. 2012, lot 246
2 2     Rouvier 2381 (described as Aeneas)