RPC VI, 8657 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8657 (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 Heracles-Melqart standing nude, left, holding lion skin and club and patera over lighted altar; at his feet, murex shell; to left, above, two Ambrosial stones from which water flows
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Reference Rouvier 2399
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: B2253 Rouvier 2399.1
2 2     Rouvier 2399.1 = Mi V, 436, 666