RPC IV.3, 6351 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6351 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Neapolis
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161-169
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤοΚ ΚΑΙ ΑΥΡ ΟΥΗΡοϹ ϹƐΒ
Obverse design laureate head of Lucius Verus (with traces of drapery), r.
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝƐΑϹ ΠΟΛƐ ϹΥΡΙΑϹ ΠΑΛΑΙϹ(ΤΙ) ƐΤ Ϟ
Reverse design cult statue of Zeus Heliopolites/Baal of Neapolis(?) standing, facing, wearing kalathos, holding whip and two ears of corn; between two foreparts of bulls
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 8.95 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference BMC 73–6
Specimens 8

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: BMC 73, obverse without traces of drapery
2     P: coll. Count Melchior de Vogüe 410, obverse without traces of drapery
3     L: BMC 74
4     L: BMC 75
5     L: BMC 76
6     P: 155(2)
7     P: 171A
8     B: (Löbb)