RPC VI, 9307 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 9307 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Syria
City Gerasa
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Issue Undated
Obverse inscription ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΑΝΤΩ
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΓΕΡΑϹΗΝωΝ
Reverse design temple with two columns with statue of Artemis, holding bow in one hand and arrow(?); to left, horned animal
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 17 mm
Axis 5, 6, 12
Specimens 7 (0 in the core collections)
Note A. Kaplun, 'New examples of a rare coin type of Gerasa in the Decapolis', OZeAN 2, 2020, pp. 1-3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1 –2     A. Lichtenberger, Kulte und Kultur der Dekapolis. Untersuchungen zu numismatischen, archäologischen und epigraphischen Zeugnissen (Abhandlungen des Deutschen Palästina-Vereins 29, Wiesbaden 2003), pp. 197 no. 5; p. 453, nos. 108-9
3 3     ✸ Kaplun fig. 1
4 4     Kaplun fig. 2
5 5     Kaplun fig. 3
6 6     Kindler, Bostra 32b
7 7     CGT coll.