RPC IV.3, 6353 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6353 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Neapolis
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΚΑΙ Μ ΑVΡΗΛ ΚΟΜοΔ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝƐΑϹ Π([ο]Λ) ϹΥ(Ρ) ΠΑ
Reverse design cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing headdress of three plumes, having supports; between two stags
Metal Æ
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 4.15 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference BMC 78
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BMC 78, pl. VI.7 de Saulcy 256, no. 2
2     P: 172
3     P: coll. Count Melchior de Vogüe 411, pierced, 4.18g
4     ✸ NY: 1944.100.69108 SNG 981, obverse legend wrongly as 'MAR AVR .…
5     Frank Sternberg 34 (22/10/1998), 245, pl. XVI