RPC IV.3, 6345 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6345 (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 Πο(ΛΕω(Ϲ)) ϹΥΡΙΑϹ ΠΑΛΕϹΤΙ ΕΤ ΠΗ
Reverse design cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing headdress of three plumes, having supports; between two stags
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 63–5
Specimens 5 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 63 de Saulcy 253, no. 3
2 2     L: BMC 64
3 3     ✸ L: BMC 65, pl. VI.6 (rev.)
4 4     P: 161
5 5     Mu: 10, clipped edges, 20mm, 6.05g, worn, attribution to this type not entirely certain