RPC VI, 8674 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8674 (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 and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription SEPTIM TVRO (sic) COLO
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 30 mm
Axis 5, 6, 10, 11, 12
Reference BMC 390
Specimens 10 (7 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1847,1101.285 BMC 390
2 2     P: 833
3 3     ✸ B: L1906
4 4     NY: 1999.32.204
5 5     NY: 1944.100.81826
6 6     NY: 1944.100.81825
7 7     NY: 1944.100.81824
8 8     CNG EA 259, 6 July 2011, lot 266
9 9     CNG EA 356, 29 July 2015, lot 390
10 10     Gorny & Mosch 134, 11 Oct. 2004, lot 2208