RPC IV.3, 6756 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6756 (temporary)
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Berytus
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P T P (all As shaped as Λ)
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription COL BER [AVG?]
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 1174–9, Rouvier 540, BMC 103
Specimens 6 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     BL 199 = Sawaya 1174, pl. 18 (D256, R465)
2 2     ✸ L: BMC 103, pl. IX.7 (rev.) Sawaya 1175, pl. 18 (D257, R466)
3 3     NY: 1944.100.70304 (ex private coll. J. Rouvier, Beirut)
4 4     BL 200 = Sawaya 1177, pl. 18–19 (D258, R467)
5 5     Ronde C 153
6 6     BL 261, worn, both legends obscure