RPC IV.3, 6344 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6344 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Neapolis
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Dating c. 147–161
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, right
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝΕΑϹ ΠΟΛΕωϹ ϹΥΡ ΠΑΛΕ ΕΤ ΠΖ
Reverse design cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing headdress of three plumes surmounted by temple, having supports surmounted by doves; between two stags
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 61
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 61, pl. VI.5 de Saulcy 252, no. 2
2 2     NY: 1944.100.69104 SNG 977
3 3     V: GR 22520, perhaps with additional reverse legend variation