RPC IX, 1903A


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1903A
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Syria
City Emesa
Reign Uranius Antoninus
Person (obv.) Uranius Antoninus (Augustus)
Issue Group 2: debased silver with ΥΠΑ ΤΟ Β
Obverse inscription [ΑΥΤΟ Κ ϹΟΥ ϹΕΟΥ]ΗΡΟϹ ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟϹ Ϲ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Sulpicius Severus Antoninus Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Uranius Antoninus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞΟΥϹΙΑϹ ΥΠ[ ], [S C]
Reverse design eagle standing on line, facing, head right, spreading wings, holding wreath in beak
Metal debased silver
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 1904/1, 1907/1, 1909/1, 1912/1, 1921/1, 1924/1–4.
Note According to its owner, the coin appears to be made of debased silver, and therefore belongs to group 2. The obverse die-link with coins of group 3 might suggest that the two groups were actually produced at the same time.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ M. Richter coll.