RPC VI, 9250 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 9250 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Syria
City Abila
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue ΓΠϹ = 283
Dating 219/20
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤⲰΝΙΝΟ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΒΙΛΗΝⲰΝ Κ Ϲ ΑΥ(?) ΓΠϹ
Reverse design front view of temple with four 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 22 mm
Average weight 9.95 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference Sofaer 23corr., 26
Specimens 5 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ CNG EA 293, 19 Dec. 2012, lot 194
2     CNG EA 319, 29 Jan. 2014, lot 251
3     R. Hoppensteadt coll.
4     Sofaer 23
5     Sofaer 26