RPC VI, 8679 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8679 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue Colonial issue
Obverse inscription IMP CAES M AV ANTONINVS AV
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription SE(P) TVR(I)O COLON
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 26 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference Rouvier 2359
Specimens 6 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Rouvier 2359.1
2 2     M&M Deutschland 12, 10 Apr. 2003, lot 279
3 3     Rouvier 2359.2
4 4     ✸ CNG EA 174, 10 Oct. 2007, lot 160
5 5     CGT coll.
6 6     C. Rhodes Coll.