RPC IV.3, 6329 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6329 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Neapolis
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Dating 159/60
Obverse inscription ΑΥΡΗΛΙοϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ƐΥϹƐΒ ϹƐΒ ΥΙοϹ
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius (short beard), r.
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝƐΑϹ ΠοΛƐ(ⲰϹ) ϹΥΡ(ΙΑϹ) ΠΑ(ΛƐ([ ])) ƐΤ 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 Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 9.00 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference BMC 28–29
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

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