RPC VI, 987 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 987 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Perinthus
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡΗ(ΛΙ) ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΠΕΡΙΝΘΙΩΝ Β ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design the Emperor standing on quadriga, right, wearing toga, holding sceptre and aplustre; behind, Nike standing, right, holding palm branch and crowning him with wreath; before, charioteer seated, right; in the background, trophy on platform between two captives seated back to back, with hands tied behind
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 41 mm
Axis 5, 7
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 716–7
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: L1906 Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 716
2 2     ✸ B: 923/1901 Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 717
3 3     V: GR 8933
4 4     CNG 177, Nov. 2007, 147