RPC IV.3, 6295 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6295 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Syria
City Philadelphia
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤωΝΙΝοϹ
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius with traces of drapery, right
Reverse inscription ΦΙΛ Κο ϹΥΡ ΗΡΑΚΛΕΙοΝ ΑΡΜΑ
Reverse design sacred wagon of Heracles with domed roof on four pillars drawn by four horses, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference Spijkerman 22, BMC 11, BMC (Syria) 1
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Private coll. M. Beydoun = Spijkerman '21', pl. 55, slightly misreadling obverse legend and thus attributing it to the wrong type
2 2     L: BMC 11, pl. VI.8 (rev.) = BMC (Syria) 1, pl. XXXVIII.9 (rev.) de Saulcy 390, no. 1, authenticity doubtful: cast?, electrotye C Leake 2833, Addenda Asiatic Greece, p. 151.5
3 3     J-SBF Spijkerman 22, pl. 55
4 4     ✸ V: GR 21986