RPC VI, 8614 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8614 (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 ΔΕΙΔΩ
Reverse design Dido standing, left, wearing peplos, holding small sceptre and torch, in front of city gate flanked by two towers; on top and below, male figure kneeling, right, building; above, murex shell; to right, small palm tree
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 11, 12
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: L1906
2 2     Heritage Showcase 61288, 18 Sept. 2022, lot 95155