RPC VI, 8920 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8920 (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 ϹΥΡ ΠΑΛ
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(?); in each aisle, figure standing facing, upon which wreath hanging from the ceiling
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Rosenberger 43, Sofaer 106
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1908,0110.2086 BMC 105
2 2     B: L1906
3 3     IMJ Sofaer 106
4 4     ✸ Heritage Long Beach Signature Sale 3018, 5 Sept. 2012, lot 20430
5 5     Rosenberger 43