RPC VI, 8656 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8656 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Aquilia Severa (Augusta)
Obverse inscription IVL AQVILIA SEVERA AVG
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Aquilia Severa, 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 exergue, altar between palm branch and murex shell
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Rouvier 2398
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: B2254 Rouvier 2398.1
2 2     Agora Auctions Numismatic 64, 24 Jan. 2017, lot 147
3 3     CGT coll.
4 4     https://aeqvitas.com/aquilia1.jpg
5 5     Rouvier 2398.2 = Mi V, 436, 663