RPC IX, 1926


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1926
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Syria
City Emesa
Reign Uranius Antoninus
Person (obv.) Uranius Antoninus (Augustus)
Issue Group 4: bronze coinage. Year ƐΞΦ = 565
Dating AD 253/4
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟ Κ ϹΟΥΛΠ ΑΝΤⲰΝΙΝΟϹ ϹƐ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Sulpicius Antoninus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Uranius Antoninus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΜΙϹΩΝ ΚΟΛΩ(Ν), ƐΞΦ
Reverse design temple with six columns enclosing conical stone of Elagabal, ornamented with a facing eagle, between two umbrellas; crescent on pediment; staircase leading to the stone
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Average weight 22.46 g
Axis 12
Reference Baldus 36–7
Specimens 4
Die-links 1, 3–4: same pair of dies. 1–4: same obv. die as 1927/1–13, 15–19, 1929/1–6, 1930/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Beirut-AUB Baldus 36
2     ✸ Athena, Vcoins, July 2015, lot 560119
3     Peus 337, 3 Nov. 1993, lot 612
4     Photography in B = Baldus 37