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 design bare head of Marcus Aurelius (short beard) with traces of drapery, right
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝΕΑϹ ΠΟΛΕωϹ 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 copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference BMC 27
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

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