RPC IV.3, 6328 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6328 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Neapolis
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Dating c. 147-161
Obverse inscription ΑVΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ƐVϹƐΒ ϹƐΒ VΙοϹ
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius (short beard) with traces of drapery, r.
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝƐΑϹ ΠΟΛƐⲰϹ ϹΥΡ([ ?]) ΠΑΛΑΙϹΤΙΝΗϹ (probably no date)
Reverse design cult statue of Zeus Heliopolites/Baal of Neapolis(?) standing, facing, wearing kalathos, holding whip and two ears of corn; between two foreparts of bulls
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 14.00 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference BMC 27
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BMC 27, obverse with traces of silver cover de Saulcy, 250, no. 5
2     ✸ P: 152
3     P: coll. Chandon de Briailles 1014