RPC VI, 8629 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8629 (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, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription TVRIORVM
Reverse design Heracles-Melqart standing nude, l., holding lion skin and club and patera before trophy of weapons; at his feet, two Ambrosial stones; behind him, murex shell
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 1, 12
Reference Rouvier 2365
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Cop: 369
2 2     ✸ NY: 1944.100.81842
3 3     Rouvier 2365