RPC IV.3, 8952 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 8952 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Judaea
City Aelia Capitolina
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP C HAD ANT A P (all As shaped as Λ)
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription CO AE CAP (all As shaped as Λ)
Reverse design temple with six columns and rounded pediment enclosing statue of turreted Fortuna/Tyche-Astarte standing with foot on uncertain object, left, holding human bust and long sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 12
Reference Meshorer, Aelia Capitolina 10–11
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Mu: 6 Meshorer, Aelia Capitolina 10, pl. 73, struck on a square flan: 38mm diagonally
2 2     Meshorer, Aelia Capitolina 11, pl. 73
3 3     B: Löbb, obverse legend probably tooled from HAD ANT A R to HADRI to fit Hadrian
4 4     Frank Sternberg 34 (22/10/1998), 285, pl. XVIII