RPC VI, 8715 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8715 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Ptolemais
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ANTONINVS [...]
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription COL PT(OL)
Reverse design front view of temple with four columns with arcuated lintel in the middle, within which Tyche standing facing, head left, wearing kalathos, holding rudder and cornucopia, crowned by Nike standing, left, on small column behind her
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Sofaer 198–9
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1908,0110.1253 BMC 40 = Kadman, Ptolemais 157
2 2     IMJ Sofaer 198
3 3     ✸ IMJ Sofaer 199