RPC VI, 8613 (temporary)


Image of specimen #7


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8613 (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 and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription TVRIORVM ΔƐΙΔΩ
Reverse design Dido standing, l., wearing peplos, holding small sceptre and torch, in front of city gate flanked by two towers; on top and below, male figure kneeling, r., building; above, murex shell; to r., small palm tree
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 12.20 g
Axis 6, 11, 12
Reference Rouvier 2375–6
Specimens 10 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Rouvier 2375.2
2     Rouvier 2376
3     B: L1906
4     Beirut-AUB Rouvier 2375.3
5     P: B2231 Rouvier 2375.1
6     Rouvier 2375.4 = Mi V, 433, 648
7     ✸ B: 1865/28715
8     NY: 1944.100.81344
9     R. Hoppensteadt coll.
10     C. Rhodes coll.