RPC IV.3, 6657 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6657 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Syria
City Philadelphia
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Issue 'Pseudo-autonomous': Reign of Aurelius
Dating c. 161–169
Obverse inscription ΦΙΛ ΚοΙ ϹΥΡΙΑϹ
Obverse design veiled and draped bust of Demeter wearing corn wreath, right
Reverse inscription ΕΤοΥϹ ΖΚϹ (Ζ reversed)
Reverse design wicker basket containing two ears of corn between two serpents
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 16 mm
Axis 12
Reference Spijkerman 3a, BMC 2
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 2, pl. VI.2
2 2     J-SBF Spijkerman 3a
3 3     Private coll. CGT