RPC VI, 8788 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8788 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Judaea
City Diospolis
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue Year 19
Dating AD 218
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ [ ]
Obverse design radiate head of Elagabalus (?), right
Reverse inscription ΔΙΟϹΠΟΛΙϹ
Reverse design temple with four columns and arcuated pediment, enclosing Tyche standing left, holding uncertain object and sceptre; between the columns, standing figures
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note Similar to coins dated Year 19, but not definitely Elagabalus.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Gemini VI, 10 Jan. 2010, lot 701