RPC IV.3, 3793 (temporary)

 

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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 ΦΑΥϹΤƐΙΝΑ ϹƐΒ ƐΥϹƐ ϹƐΒΑ ΘΥΓΑ
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, r.
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝƐΑϹ ΠοΛƐⲰϹ ϹΥΡΙΑϹ ΠΑΛƐ(Ϲ) ƐΤ ΠΗ
Reverse design cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing headdress of three plumes, having supports; between two stags
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 6.42 g
Axis 12
Reference BMC 62
Specimens 8

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BMC 62
2     P: 160
3     P: coll. Chandon de Briailles 1017
4     P: 163
5     B: (Löbb)
6     ✸ V: GR 22519
7     C: 1968/361
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