RPC VI, 8626 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8626 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP CAES M AV ANTONINVS AVG
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription TVRIORVM
Reverse design front view of temple with six columns with arcuated lintel in the middle, within which Astarte standing facing, turreted, holding long sceptre and resting on trophy on her right, crowned by Nike standing on small column, left, on her left; sometimes, between Astarte and trophy, small palm tree; in exergue, altar between palm branch and murex shell
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6, 11, 12
Reference Rouvier 2362
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: B2229 Rouvier 2362.1
2 2     NY: 1944.100.81840
3 3     CNG EA 356, 29 July 2015, lot 391
4 4     ✸ CNG EA 378, 13 July 2016, lot 374
5 5     Rouvier 2362.2