RPC VI, 979 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 979 (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, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ΠΕΡΙΝΘΙΩΝ ΔΙⳞ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design Heracles standing nude facing, head r., resting on club, holding lion skin; to r., serpent coiling around apple tree of the Hesperides
Metal Æ
Average diameter 41 mm
Average weight 31.30 g
Axis 6
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 726, BMC 53
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: HBP,p30.I.D Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 726 = BMC 53
2     Varbanov 3, 392
3     ✸ Wildwinds ex Timeline Auctions