RPC VI, 8677 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8677 (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 front view of temple with six columns with arcuated lintel in the middle, within which 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.; in exergue, altar between palm branch and murex shell
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 16.07 g
Axis 12
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Gitbud & Naumann 16, 4 May 2014, lot 745
2     ✸ Mark Thomas