RPC VI, 9239 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 9239 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Syria
City Abila
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue ΑΠϹ = 281
Dating 218
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤⲰΝΙΝ
Obverse design laureate bust of Elagabalus, r., wearing decorated cuirass, seen from front
Reverse inscription ϹƐ ΑΒΙΛΗΝⲰΝ ΚϹ(?) ΚΟΙ ϹΥ ΑΠϹ
Reverse design front view of temple with six columns with arcuated lintel in pediment, topped by Nike, l., within which lighted altar; on either side, square tower, each having a door and three windows
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Average weight 15.29 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Spijkerman 21
Specimens 7 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: Y 23879.275 Spijkerman 21.1
2     NY: 1961.154.164 SNG 1128
3     J-MJA Spijkerman 21.2
4     CNG 90, 23 May 2012, lot 1128
5     CNG 91, 19 Sept. 2012, lot 659
6     ✸ Heritage World Coin Auctions Mar. 2012 Signature Sale 3003, 8 Mar. 2012, lot 20545
7     Sofaer 22