RPC VI, 9228 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 9228 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Syria
City Antioch ad Hippum
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue Undated
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΝΤΙΟΧ (retrograde Ν) ΠΡ ΙΠ ΙƐΡ ΑϹΥΛ, ΖƐΥ(Ϲ) ΑΡΟΤΗϹΙ(ΟϹ)
Reverse design front view of temple with four columns, within which Zeus Arothesios standing, l., in short chiton, holding thunderbolt(?), surrounded by stars and crescents; at his feet, small Pegasus, l.; inscription in pediment
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 15.51 g
Axis 1, 6, 11, 12
Reference Spijkerman 29–30
Specimens 13

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
    IAA Spijkerman 29.1 = Meshorer, City-Coins 205
    B: L1906
    J-SBF Spijkerman 29.3
    J-SBF Spijkerman 29.5
    Beirut-AUB Spijkerman 29.2
    IMJ Rosenberger 21 (as Caracalla)
    L: 1908,0110.2487 Spijkerman 29.4
    L: 1908,0110.2282 BMC 27 (under Sepphoris)
    J-SBF Spijkerman 30.1
    CNG EA 208, 8 Apr. 2009, lot 236
    ✸ CNG EA 355, 15 July 2015, lot 319
    IMJ Sofaer 30
    IMJ Sofaer 31