RPC IX, 2138

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2138
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Neapolis
Reign Trebonianus Gallus
Person (obv.) Trebonianus Gallus (Augustus)
Issue Group 1, with Greek inscriptions
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Γ ΟΥΙ ΤΡƐΒ ΓΑΛΛΟϹ ϹƐΒ
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Gallus, l., seen from front, holding trophy and shield
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝƐΑϹΠΟΛƐⲰϹ
Reverse design at l., Demeter(?) standing r., holding patera; at r., Nike advancing l., supporting Mount Gerizim; between them, vase from which entwined serpent and torch issue
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 10.21 g
Axis 6
Reference Harl 126–7
Specimens 4
Die-links 2–5: same obv. die as 2137/1–5, 2141/1–5, 2149/1–4.
Note For die links, see Harl p. 93

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
2     ✸ NY: 1944.100.69158 SNG 1039
3     Beirut-AUB: 1889 Baramki 57, pl. V.12
4     IMJ: 2012.001.33080 Sofaer 230
5     IMJ: 78.02742