RPC IV.3, 6327 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6327 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Neapolis
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝΕΑϹ ΠΟΛΕωϹ ϹΥΡΙΑϹ ΠΑΛΑΙϹΤΙΝΗϹ (probably no date)
Reverse design Mount Gerizim with two peaks; between, ravine with sloping roadway; left peak with temple in perspective and steep stairway with shrines attached; right peak with shrine; before Mount Gerizim, colonnade
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 6 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 75 (Medaillon), struck on too large a flan, 44mm, 52.22g, obverse with traces of silver cover, reverse with second building on l. peak
2 2     P: 145A
3 3     ✸ P: 145
4 4     B: (Löbb)
5 5     G: III, 278, no. 3 SNG II, no. 3572
6 6     Boston: 64.298