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, r., wearing decorated cuirass(?), seen from front
Reverse inscription SEPTIM TVR COL
Reverse design Astarte standing facing, turreted, holding long sceptre and resting on trophy on her r., crowned by Nike standing on small column, l., on her l.; at her feet, to l., small Marsyas standing, r., carrying wineskin on shoulder and raising hand; to r., murex shell
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 17.21 g
Axis 5
Reference Rouvier 2357
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 827
2     P: B2216 Rouvier 2357.1
3     ✸ O