RPC IV.3, 6334 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6334 (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 (Αs may be shaped as Λs)
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius (short beard), r.
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝƐΑϹ ΠοΛƐ(ⲰϹ) ϹΥΡΙΑϹ ΠΑ(ΛƐ) ƐΤ ΠΗ (ƐΤ)
Reverse design draped bust of Sarapis wearing kalathos, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 9.63 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference BMC 44–9
Specimens 19

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: BMC 44
2     L: BMC 45
3     L: BMC 46
4     L: BMC 47, pl. VI.2 (rev.)
5     L: BMC 48
6     L: BMC 49, on reverse, reading of date uncertain
7     P: 150
8     P: 151
9     B: Löbb, perhaps with additional reverse legend variation
10     NY: 1961.154.135 SNG 966
11     NY: 1944.100.69096 SNG 967, weight wrongly as '11.00g'
12     NY: 1944.100.69097 SNG 968
13     C: SNG 6104 Leake 7914, Suppl., p. 72.1
14     Bern: Righetti 2416
15     O
16     O
17     G: III, 278, no. 4 SNG II, no. 3573
18     Frank Sternberg 34 (22/10/1998), 237, pl. XVI
19     Münster University: M 1521