RPC VI, 9333 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 9333 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Arabia
City Bostra
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ(Ο) ΚƐϹΑΡ (sic) ΑΝΤⲰΝΙΝΟ(Ϲ)
Obverse design laureate head of Elagabalus, r.
Reverse inscription ΔΟΥϹΑΡΗϹ (sometimes retrograde) ΘƐΟϹ
Reverse design motab altar with staircase, seen from r., supporting three piles of holy stones, topped by a sacred baetyl
Metal Æ
Average diameter 17 mm
Average weight 4.32 g
Axis 1, 6, 12
Reference Kindler, Bostra 33–33b
Specimens 9

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
    J-SBF Spijkerman 44.1
    J-SBF Spijkerman 44.2
    Sofaer 38
    Sofaer 39
    Kindler, Bostra 33b = Rosenberger 35
    Agora Auctions, Sale 37, lot 133
    Shick Coins
    ✸ Dmitry Markov Coins & Medals M&M Numismatics Ltd Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles The New York Sale XLII, 9 Jan. 2018, lot 352
    Naville Numismatics 65, 30 May 2021, lot 179