RPC VI, 972 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 972 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Perinthus
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ϹΕΥΗ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ ΑΥΓ
Obverse design laureate bust of Elagabalus, r., wearing cuirass decorated with Gorgoneion and aegis, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΠΕΡΙΝΘΙΩΝ ΔΙϹ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design Heracles advancing nude, r., raising club and holding, by her hair, Amazon Hippolyte on kneeling horse, r., looking back, holding shield; in exergue, double axe
Metal Æ
Average diameter 40 mm
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 721
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ B: I-B1900 Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 721 = NZ 16, 1884, 7
2     Nomos 6, 8 May 2012, lot 184
3     Varban398ov 3,