RPC VI, 8639 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8639 (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, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription TVRIORVM
Reverse design serpent coiled around ovoid baetyl, head head left; to left, murex shell; to right, palm tree
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 1944.100.81853
2 2     Leeds-UL: 383
3 3     ✸ Leu WA 29, 24 Feb. 2024, lot 1479