RPC VI, 985 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 985 (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 Β ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design the Emperor radiate standing on quadriga, r., wearing toga, holding sceptre and aplustre; behind, Nike standing, r., holding palm branch and crowning him with wreath; before, charioteer seated, r.; in the background, trophy on platform between two captives seated back to back, with hands tied behind
Metal Æ
Average diameter 43 mm
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 718
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 1198
2     ✸ P: 1199 Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 718 = Mi I, 410, 313
3     Varbanov 3, 372