RPC IV.3, 17553 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 17553 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Judaea
City Raphia
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription [ ]
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription Δ(?)ΜϹ ΡΑΦΙΑ
Reverse design Leto seated, left, holding long sceptre, resting arm on small Apollo with branch(?); to right in front, small Artemis standing, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 12
Reference Meshorer, Raphia
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
2 2     ✸ IMJ: Rosenberger Suppl. 1 corr. Y. Farhi and A. Kaplun, 'Gaza and Raphia under Commodus: Another Numismatic Connection', INR 17 (2022), pp. 205–12