RPC VI, 8617 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8617 (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 Dionysus standing nude, left, on galley, right, holding long thyrsus and placing hand on trophy of weapons, under which two captives are seating back to back, with hands tied behind their back; between him and the trophy, murex shell
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Gemini, L VI, 10 Jan. 2010, lot 779