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 ΤΡΕΒ ΓΑΛΛΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Vibius Trebonianus Gallus Augustus
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Gallus, left, seen from front, holding trophy and shield
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝΕΑϹΠΟΛΕωϹ
Reverse design at left, Demeter(?) standing right, holding patera; at right, Nike advancing left, supporting Mount Gerizim; between them, vase from which entwined serpent and torch issue
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6
Reference Harl, Neapolis 126–7
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)
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 Number Museum Bibliography
2 2     ✸ NY: 1944.100.69158 SNG 1039
3 3     Beirut-AUB: 1889 Baramki 57, pl. V.12
4 4     IMJ: 2012.001.33080 Sofaer 230
5 5     IMJ: 78.02742