RPC II, 2112B


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume II
Number 2112B
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Philadelphia
Reign Uncertain
Obverse inscription Δ(Η)ΤΡΑ(Ϲ) (?)
Obverse design veiled bust r.
Reverse inscription ΦΙΛ
Reverse design cow standing r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 12 mm
Reference Sofaer 9-10
Specimens 4 (0 in the core collections)
Note Date uncertain. Head is conventionally identified as Asteria (named on second century coins), but the legend on the obv. might be trying to represent Demeter, who is also attested on the coinage of Philadelphia. The convex fabric suggests a very early date: probably pre-imperial?
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Rosenberger 4
2 2     Sofaer 9
3 3     ✸ Sofaer 10
4 4     Trade 2022