RPC IV.3, 6755 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6755 (temporary)
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Berytus
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP CAES T AELIO HAD AN[
Obverse design laureate head of Antoninus Pius, right
Reverse inscription COL IVL AVG FEL BER
Reverse design temple with four columns enclosing statue of turreted Fortuna/Tyche-Astarte standing with foot on prow, facing, holding long standard, raising dress with left hand; to right, Victoria/Nike standing on column, left, crowning Fortuna/Tyche
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 12
Reference Sawaya 1157–8, BMC 102
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 102 Sawaya 1157, pl. 18 (D248, R454)
2 2     NY: 1944.100.70305 (ex private coll. P. Schroeder, Beirut) = Sawaya 1158, pl. 18 (D249, R455, wronlgy 'R255', obverse legend obscure)