RPC VI, 8753 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8753 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Ptolemais
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue ΗΞС = 268
Dating 220/221
Obverse inscription IM C M AΥPE (sic?) ANTONINVS
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL PTO ΗΞϹ
Reverse design front view of temple with six 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, date
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Kadman, Ptolemais 172
Specimens 7 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: B1548
2 2     ✸ B: L1906 Kadman, Ptolemais 172
3 3     G SNG 3439
4 4     Mu: 7/1980
5 5     IMJ Sofaer 192
6 6     CGT coll.
7 7     Zurquieh 171