RPC IV.3, 9050 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 9050 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Neapolis
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription [ΑΥΤοΚ ΚΑΙ ΑΥΡ ΟΥ?]ΗΡοϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate head of Lucius Verus with traces of drapery, right
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝΕΑϹ ΠΟΛΕ ϹΥΡΙΑϹ ΠΑΛΑΙϹΤΙ[ΝΗϹ?] ΕΤ ΠΘ
Reverse design cult statue of Zeus Heliopolites/Baal of Neapolis(?) standing, facing, wearing kalathos, holding whip and two ears of corn; between two foreparts of bulls
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 155