RPC VI, 8673 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8673 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue Colonial issue
Obverse inscription IMP CAES M AV ANTONINVS AVG
Obverse design laureate bust of Elagabalus, right, wearing decorated cuirass(?), seen from front
Reverse inscription SEPTIM TVRO COL
Reverse design 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; at her feet, to left, small Marsyas standing, right, carrying wineskin on shoulder and raising hand; to right, murex shell
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 5, 12
Reference Rouvier 2357
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 827
2 2     P: B2216 Rouvier 2357.1
3 3     ✸ O
4 4     CGT coll.