RPC VI, 8630 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8630 (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
Reverse design Heracles-Melqart standing nude, l., holding lion skin and club and placing hand on trophy before him, crowned by Nike standing on small column behind him; at his feet, murex shell
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     V: GR 22358
2 2     ✸ M&M Deutschland 20, 10 Oct. 2006, lot 902