RPC IV.3, 6329 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6329 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Neapolis
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Issue Year ΠΖ = 87
Dating AD 158/9
Obverse inscription ΑΥΡΗΛΙοϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΕΥϹΕΒ ϹΕΒ ΥΙοϹ
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius (short beard), right
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝΕΑϹ ΠοΛΕ(ωϹ) ϹΥΡ(ΙΑϹ) ΠΑ(ΛΕ([ ])) ΕΤ ΠΖ
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 25 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference BMC 28–29
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 28
2 2     P: 153
3 3     L: BMC 29
4 4     B: 1972/108
5 5     Private coll. T. Mullally