RPC IV.3, 6349 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6349 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Neapolis
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Dating 161-176
Obverse inscription ΦΑΥϹΤƐΙΝΑΝ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΗΝ
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, r.
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝƐΑϹ ΠοΛƐ ϹΥΡΙΑϹ ΠΑΛΑΙ(ϹΤ[ ?) ƐΤ Ϟ
Reverse design cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing headdress of three plumes, having supports; between two stags
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Average weight 5.81 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference BMC 69–71
Specimens 8

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: BMC 69 de Saulcy 253, no. 5
2     L: BMC 70
3     L: BMC 71, reverse legend worn
4     P: 165
5     P: coll. Count Melchior de Vogüe 409
6     B: (Fox)
7     NY: 1999.32.169, end of reverse legend obscure
8     O