RPC IV.3, 6344 (temporary)

 

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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 inscription ΦΑVϹΤƐΙΝΑ ϹƐΒ ƐVϹƐ ϹƐΒΑ ΘVΓΑ
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, r.
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝƐΑϹ ΠΟΛƐⲰϹ ϹVΡ ΠΑΛƐ ƐΤ 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 Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 7.18 g
Axis 12
Reference BMC 61
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

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