RPC IV.3, 3789 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 3789 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Neapolis
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ[ΤΟΚ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΑΝΤⲰΝΙΝΟϹ Ϲ]ƐΒΑϹ ƐVϹƐ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝƐΑ[Ϲ ΠΟΛƐⲰϹ] ϹΥΡΙΑϹ ΠΑ[ΛΑΙϹΤΙΝΗϹ] ƐΤ ΠϚ
Reverse design Mount Gerizim with two peaks; between, ravine with sloping roadway; l. peak with temple in perspective and steep stairway with shrines attached; r. peak with shrine on top and trees at base; before Mount Gerizim, colonnade
Metal Æ
Average diameter 40 mm
Average weight 36.77 g
Axis 12
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Antiqua 8 (03/2000), 89, struck on too large a flan
2     C McClean III, 9541, pl. 354.4, worn, date mostly obscure, attribution to this type only tentative