RPC VI, 8784 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8784 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Judaea
City Diospolis
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ ΑΝΤΝ
Obverse design laureate head of Elagabalus, right
Reverse inscription ΔΙΟϹΠΟΛΙϹ
Reverse design temple with four columns, with arcuated lintel, enclosing Tyche standing left, right foot on small reclining figure, holding sceptre in left hand and small bust in right extended hand; between the columns, standing figures
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 12
Reference Sofaer 17, Fahri, Diospolis 15 ('Caracalla or Elagabalus')
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 133
2 2     ✸ Sofaer 17
3 3     Holy Land 20, 3 July 2022, lot 268