RPC VI, 8717 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8717 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Ptolemais
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP C M AV ANTONINVS A
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL PTO
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; in the exergue, uncertain object (harpa?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Kadman, Ptolemais 164
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 38 BMC 38
2 2     B: L.13/112/067
3 3     ✸ IMJ Sofaer 195
4 4     IMJ Sofaer 196
5 5     Ancient Imports 30105