RPC VI, 8738 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8738 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Ptolemais
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Annia Aurelia Faustina (Augusta)
Obverse inscription ANNIA FAVSTINA AVG
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Annia Faustina, r.
Reverse inscription COL PTO
Reverse design front view of temple with four columns with arcuated lintel in the middle, topped by palmette acroterium(?), within which Tyche standing facing, head l., wearing kalathos, holding rudder and cornucopia, crowned by Nike standing, l., on small column behind her; in the exergue, uncertain object (harpa?)
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 12
Reference Kadman, Ptolemais 181
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 42 = Kadman, Ptolemais 181.1
2 2     ✸ P: B1549 Kadman, Ptolemais 181.2