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, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription SEPTIM TVR COLO
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 palm tree; to right, murex shell
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 1, 11, 12
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

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