RPC IV.3, 9053 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 9053 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Neapolis
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Dating c. 147-161
Obverse inscription ΦΑΥϹΤƐΙΝΑ ϹƐΒ ƐΥϹƐ ϹƐΒΑ ΘΥΓΑ
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, r.
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝƐΑϹ ΠοΛ[ƐⲰϹ?] ϹΥΡ ΠΑΛƐ ƐΤ ΠΖ
Reverse design temple with four columns and rounded pediment enclosing statue of turreted Tyche-Astarte standing with foot on uncertain object, l., holding human bust and long sceptre, wearing sword; Tyche under canape
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 15.28 g
Axis 12
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 159, both sides tooled