RPC IV.3, 6345 (temporary)

 

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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 inscription ΦΑΥϹΤƐΙΝΑ ϹƐΒ ƐΥϹƐ ϹƐΒΑ ΘΥΓΑ
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, r.
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝƐΑϹ Πο(ΛƐⲰ(Ϲ)) ϹVΡΙΑϹ ΠΑΛƐϹΤΙ ƐΤ ΠΗ
Reverse design cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing headdress of three plumes, having supports; between two stags
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 6.80 g
Axis 12
Reference BMC 63–5
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

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