RPC VI, 8642 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8642 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Julia Maesa (Augusta)
Obverse inscription IVLIA MAESA AVGV
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Julia Maesa, right
Reverse inscription TVRIORVM
Reverse design 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; at her feet, to left, small palm tree; to right, murex shell
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6, 11
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Roma Numismatics EA 65, 19 Dec. 2019, lot 627 = CNG 120, 11 May 2022, lot 666
2 2     CNG EA 430, 10 Oct. 2018, lot 283