RPC VI, 9240 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 9240 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Syria
City Abila
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue ΑΠϹ = 281
Dating 218
Obverse inscription Α Κ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤⲰΝΙΝ
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription Ϲ ΑΒΙΛΗΝⲰΝ ΚΟΙ Ϲ Τ ΑΠϹ
Reverse design front view of shrine with two columns with arcuated lintel, within which Tyche standing facing turreted, head r., holding spear and Nike, placing foot on river god swimming, l.; at either side, small figure standing on basis, holding torch(?)
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference Sofaer 24
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     CNG EA 265, 5 Oct. 2011, lot 277
2 2     CNG EA 368, 10 Feb. 2016, lot 276
3 3     ✸ Sofaer 24