RPC IV.3, 6401 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6401 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Judaea
City Aelia Capitolina
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP ANTONINO AVG P P P
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription COL AELIA CAP
Reverse design nude Bacchus/Dionysus standing, facing, head, r., holding cantharus over panther and long thyrsus
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 9.97 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference Meshorer, Aelia Capitolina 24, BMC 18–19
Specimens 8

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Private coll., USA = Meshorer, Aelia Capitolina 24, pl. 75
2     P: 6
3     P: 7, both sides with signs of tooling
4     ✸ L: BMC 18, pl. IX.4 (rev.)
5     L: BMC 19, pierced, 10.04g
6     B: Löbb, obverse legend obscure
7     V: GR 22551, authenticity doubtful: cast
8     Frank Sternberg 34 (22/10/1998), 289, pl. XVIII