RPC VI, 9164 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 9164 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Judaea
City Raphia
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue ΗΟϹ = 278
Dating 218/19
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ [ ]
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΡΑΦΙΑ ΗΟϹ
Reverse design nude figure standing facing, head l., holding patera over altar; to r., female figure (?) raising arm to crown him
Metal Æ
Average diameter 20 mm
Reference Meshorer, Raphia 30
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note Confirmation of emperor, date and rev. design required.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Sofaer 10 ('Dionysos standing l., pouring wine over altar (or panther?) at his feet and holding thyrsos with l.'); Meshorer 30: 'Personnage nu debout (Dionysos ou Apollon) tenant de sa main gauche un thyrse (ou un tronc sur lequel s'enroule un serpent); sa main droite est posée sur un petit animal (panthère)'