RPC VI, 8782 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8782 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Judaea
City Diospolis
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Uncertain
Obverse inscription [ΑΥΤ Κ ]Μ Α ΑΝΤΩΝ[Ε]ΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design radiate bust of Elagabalus(?), right, seen from front
Reverse inscription Λ ϹΕΠ ϹΕΟΥΗΡ ΔΙΟϹΠ[ΟΛΙϹ]
Reverse design Zeus seated left, left hand resting on sceptre and small Nike on right extended hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rosenberger 11, Fahri, Diospolis 17 ('Caracalla or Elagabalus')
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note Although the rev. is like coins of Severus, radiate heads seem to denote Elagabalus.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     IAA: 28569
2 2     ✸ IMJ: 2255 Rosenberger 11 = Fahri, Lod-Diospolis 17