RPC VI, 8917 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #14

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8917 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Neapolis
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝΕΑϹ ΠΟΛΕωϹ ϹΥ (ΠΑ)(Λ)
Reverse design front view of temple with four columns with arcuated lintel in the middle of pediment, within which Tyche standing, facing, head left, wearing kalathos, holding small bust and spear and placing foot on globe(?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 1, 5, 6, 12
Reference Sofaer 104-5, SNG ANS 997
Specimens 14 (9 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1935,1019.7
2 2     L: 1931,0603.64
3 3     L: 1908,0110.2085 BMC 104
4 4     P: 193
5 5     B: L1906
6 6     B: 1854/5480
7 7     NY: 1944.100.69122 SNG 997
8 8     O
9 9     V: GR 22522
10 10     IMJ Rosenberger 44 = Sofaer 105
11 11     IMJ Sofaer 104
12 12     CNG EA 208, 8 Apr. 2009, lot 342
13 13     CNG EA 210, 13 May 2009, lot 215
14 14     ✸ CNG EA 360, 30 Sept. 2015, lot 319