RPC IV.3, 3793 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 3793 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Neapolis
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Dating c. 147–161
Obverse inscription ΦΑΥϹΤΕΙΝΑ ϹΕΒ ΕΥϹΕ ϹΕΒΑ ΘΥΓΑ
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, right
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝΕΑϹ ΠοΛΕωϹ ϹΥΡΙΑϹ ΠΑΛΕ(Ϲ) ΕΤ ΠΗ
Reverse design cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing headdress of three plumes, having supports; between two stags
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 62
Specimens 8 (7 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 62
2 2     P: 160
3 3     P: coll. Chandon de Briailles 1017
4 4     P: 163
5 5     B: (Löbb)
6 6     ✸ V: GR 22519
7 7     C: 1968/361
8 8     Leeds-UL: 1352 authenticity doubtful: cast? reading of era not certain, attribution to this type rather than the simlar https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/41990 not entirely certain