RPC IV.3, 6330 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6330 (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 Υ(ΙΟϹ)
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius (short beard), r.
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝƐΑϹ ΠοΛƐ(ⲰϹ) ϹΥΡΙ(ΑϹ) ΠΑΛƐϹΤΙ(ΝΗϹ) ƐΤ ΠΗ
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 24 mm
Average weight 9.39 g
Axis 12
Reference BMC 30–7
Specimens 23

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BMC 30
2     L: BMC 31
3     L: BMC 32
4     L: BMC 33
5     L: BMC 34, pl. VI.1 (rev.)
6     L: BMC 35 de Saulcy 250, no. 7 (have got his entry twice)
7     L: BMC 36 de Saulcy 250, no. 7 = F. Imhoof-Blumer, NZ 23, p. 14, pl. I.17
8     L: BMC 37
9     ✸ P: 154
10     P: coll. Chandon de Briailles 1015
11     B: 1874/418
12     B: I-B
13     B: (Löbb)
14     B: (Löbb)
15     B: (Löbb)
16     NY: 1944.100.69098 SNG 969
17     NY: 1961.154.136 SNG 970
18     NY: 1944.100.69099 SNG 971, pierced, 6.90g
19     V: GR 22516, obverse legend obscure
20     V: GR 22517
21     C: Lewis 1843
22     C: Lewis 1844, not illustrated
23     C: Leake 7915, Suppl., p. 72.2, pierced 10.52g