RPC IV.3, 6332 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6332 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Neapolis
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Dating 160/1
Obverse inscription ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ƐΥϹƐΒ ϹƐΒ ΥΙΟϹ
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius (short beard), r.
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝƐΑϹ ΠοΛƐ ϹΥΡΙΑϹ ΠΑΛΑΙϹΤΙΝΗϹ ƐΤ ΠΘ
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 9.85 g
Axis 12
Reference BMC 40–1
Specimens 4

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: BMC 40 same reverse die as BMC 39 = <IdType = 231450428>/2, the date being altered from ƐΤ to ΠΘ
2     P: coll. Chandon de Briailles 1016, pierced, 10.11g
3     L: BMC 41, broken, 9.26g
4     B: Löbb, perhaps with additional reverse legend variation