RPC IV.3, 6656 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #11

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6656 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Syria
City Philadelphia
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Issue 'Pseudo-autonomous'
Dating c. 161–169
Obverse inscription ΦΙΛ ΚοΙ ϹΥΡ(Ι)
Obverse design veiled and draped bust of Demeter wearing corn wreath, right; to right, two ears of corn
Reverse inscription ΕΤοΥϹ ΖΚϹ (Ζ may be shaped as reversed Ζ)
Reverse design wicker basket containing two ears of corn between two serpents
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 16 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Spijkerman 3, BMC 3, Cop 451
Specimens 15 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     J-SBF Spijkerman 3
2 2     J-SBF Spijkerman 3
3 3     J-SBF Spijkerman 3
4 4     NY: 1944.100.69400 SNG 1379
4 4     Private coll. CGT
4 4     Münster: M 5961
5 5     L: BMC 3
6 6     L: 1931-6-3-7
7 7     B: 9464
8 8     Cop: 451, pierced
9 9     Frank L. Kovacs 15 Mail Bid Sale (01/10/2003), 214
10 10     CNG Electronic Auction 368 (10/02/2016), 286
11 11     ✸ CNG Electronic Auction 367 (27/01/2016), 400
12 12     Private coll. CGT = Savoca Numismatik Silver Auction 108 (31/07/2021), 374
13 13     Sofaer 8