RPC VI, 8643 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8643 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Julia Maesa (Augusta)
Obverse inscription IVLIA MAISA AVGV
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Julia Maesa, r.
Reverse inscription TVRIORVM
Reverse design Cadmus advancing, r., on galley, r., looking back, holding sword and placing hand on trophy behind him; before him, small palm tree; behind him, murex shell; in the exergue, uncertain object
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 12.94 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rouvier 2459 (as Etruscilla)
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
    CNG EA 193, 6 Aug. 2008, lot 167
    Beirut-AUB: C1502 255
    ✸ CGT coll. = CNG EA 274, 22 Feb. 2012, lot 285
    P: B2288 Rouvier 2459
    CNG EA 426, 8 Aug. 2018, lot 399