RPC VI, 977 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 977 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Perinthus
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ϹΕΥΗ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ ΑΥΓ (or 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 standing facing, head l., holding lion skin and club and patera over garlanded and lighted altar; above, eagle, l., looking back
Metal Æ
Average diameter 41 mm
Average weight 35.69 g
Axis 6
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 724, BMC 54
Specimens 11

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
    Sofia Mouchmov 4619 = Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 724.4
    ✸ CNG Triton XVIII, 6 Jan. 2015, lot 872
    L: 1867,1125.14 BMC 54 = Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 724.3
    V: GR 8931 Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 724.6
    Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 724.1 (Arolsen)
    CNG MBS 76, 12 Sept. 2007, lot 1037
    V: GR 8930 Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 724.5
    Budapest Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 724.2 (found in Brigetio?)
    Rauch MBS 11, 12 Sept. 2006, lot 411
    Bern: 98.67