RPC VI, 8664 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8664 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP CAES M AV ANTONINVS AVG
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription TVRIORVM
Reverse design Cadmus advancing, right, on galley prow, right, looking back, holding sword and placing hand on trophy behind him; before him, murex shell; behind him, small palm tree
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 5
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: Y28596 15
2 2     CNG EA 263, 31 Aug. 2011, lot 276