RPC IV.3, 6331 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6331 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Neapolis
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΡΗΛΙοϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ƐΥϹƐΒ ϹƐ[Β ΥΙοϹ?]
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius (short beard), r.
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝƐΑϹ ΠοΛƐ(ⲰϹ) ϹΥΡΙΑϹ ΠΑΛΑΙϹΤΙ(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 25 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 38–9
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BMC 38, pierced, 8.91g
2     ✸ L: BMC 39
3     Mu: 3a (acc. 26954)