RPC VI, 9244 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 9244 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Syria
City Abila
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue BΠϹ = 282
Dating 218/19
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤωΝΙΝ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription [Ϲ?] ΑΒΙΛΗΝωΝ [..?] ΒΠϹ
Reverse design front view of shrine with two columns with arcuated lintel, within which Tyche standing facing turreted, head left, holding spear and Nike, placing foot on river god swimming, left; at either side, small figure standing on basis, holding torch(?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Reference Spijkerman 29
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Sofaer 25corr.
2 2     Spijkerman 29