RPC VI, 8648 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #9

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8648 (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 front view of temple with six columns with arcuated lintel in the middle, within which 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; in the exergue, altar between murex shell and small palm tree
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6, 11, 12
Reference Rouvier 2405
Specimens 16 (5 in the core collections)
Note Sometimes, MAISA on the obv.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1970,1001.1
2 2     B: I-B1900
3 3     NY: 1944.100.81865
4 4     NY: 1944.100.81865
5 5     NY: 1953.171.1824
6 6     Beirut-AUB: C1503 256
7 7     CGT Coll
8 8     CNG EA 172, 5 Sept. 2007, lot 124
9 9     ✸ CNG EA 194, 20 Aug. 2008, lot 207
10 10     CNG EA 240, 8 Sept. 2010, lot 345
11 11     CNG EA 357, 12 Aug. 2015, lot 301
12 12     CNG EA 357, 12 Aug. 2015, lot 302
13 13     Lindgren I, 2383
14 14     M&M Deutschland 20, 10 Oct. 2006, lot 905
15 15     Rouvier 2405.1
16 16     Rouvier 2405.2