RPC IX, 1817

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1817
Province Syria Coele
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Trebonianus Gallus
Person (obv.) Volusian (Augustus)
Issue Group 1/2: City coinage
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Γ ΑΦΙΝ ΓΑΛ ΟΥƐΝΔ ΟΥΟΛΟΥϹϹΙΑΝΟϹ ϹƐΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Afinius Gallus Veldumnianus Volusianus Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ΑΝΤΙΟΧƐΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΟΛΩΝ, Δ Ɛ (in l. and r. field), S C
Reverse design portable shrine with four columns enclosing statue of Tyche seated, facing, with river god (Orontes) facing, at her feet; above, ram running r.; usually, carry-bars at the base of the shrine
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Average weight 17.60 g
Axis 4, 5, 6, 12
Reference CRS 504c, McAlee 1192
Specimens 16 (8 in the core collections)
Note These coins differ from https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/4721 by: i) on the rev., Δ Ɛ to l. and r. of temple’s columns, ii) a finer style

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1920,0806.1629
2     P: 899
3     B: Cassel
4     ✸ C McClean 9427
5     NY: 1944.100.66109
6     NY: 1944.100.66110
7     O
8     V: GR 21577
9     Yale: 2001.87.7504
10     Yale: 2001.87.7510
11     CNG 49, 17 Mar. 1999, lot 1102
12     CNG EA 99, 13 Oct. 2004, lot 82
13     CNG EA 99, 13 Oct. 2004, lot 83 = CNG EA 345, 25 Feb. 2015, lot 427
14     CNG, EA 99, 13 Sept. 2004 = McAlee 1192/3
15     McAlee coll. = McAlee 1192
16     MünzZentrum 59, 29 Oct. 1986, lot 1197