RPC IV.3, 6780 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6780 (temporary)
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Caesarea ad Libanum
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑVΤ ΚΑΙ ΤΙ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ ΑΝΤⲰΝƐΙΝΟϹ ϹƐΒ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ΖΞΥ ΚΑΙϹΑΡƐΙΑϹ ΛΙΒΑΝΟΥ
Reverse design male figure (auxiliary soldier?) standing, l., wearing military dress, having quiver at shoulder, holding standard and bow
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 10.83 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Rouvier 722, Cop 149
Specimens 8

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Beirut-AUB
2     Cop: 149
3     NY: 1944.100.70924 (ex private coll. J. Rouvier, Beirut)
4     NY: 1961.154.249
5     ✸ P Bab 1418, year wrongly as 'ΒΞV (year 462 = 150/1)', weight wrongly as '10.60g'
6     B: I-B
7     V: GR 22144 (first letter of year and thus attribution to this type not entirely certain)
8     C: Leake 7564, Suppl., p. 32.9