RPC IV.3, 6778 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6778 (temporary)
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Caesarea ad Libanum
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ΒΞV ΚΑΙϹΑΡƐΙΑϹ ΛΙΒΑΝΟV (Ν may be shaped as И)
Reverse design male figure (auxiliary soldier?) standing, l., wearing military dress, having quiver at shoulder and shield at back, holding standard and bow
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 11.02 g
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 720, BMC 1–2
Specimens 15

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ NY: 1944.100.70923 (probably = Rouvier 720, pl. B'.12 (rev.), ex private coll. J. Rouvier, Beirut)
2     P Bab 1416, pl. XXVII.19 (rev.)
3     P Bab 1417, weight wrongly as '13.27g'
4     P: coll. Chandon de Briailles 938, under 'Caesarea Maritima'
5     P: coll. Chandon de Briailles 959, obverse legend obscure
6     P: Delepierre
7     L: BMC 1, pl. XIII.5 (rev.)
8     L: BMC 2
9     B: I-B
10     Beirut-AUB
11     Mu: 3
12     Mu: 3a
13     Lanz 92 (04/06/1999), 643, pl. 26
14     O
15     C: Leake 7563, Suppl., p. 32.8