RPC VI, 8680 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8680 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue Colonial issue
Obverse inscription IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS AVG
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription SEPTIM TVR 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 palm tree; to r., murex shell
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 9.51 g
Axis 1, 11, 12
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     NY: 0000.999.52749
2     NY: 1944.100.81827
3     ✸ NY: 1944.100.81828