RPC IX, 2141


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2141
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 helmeted male figure standing right, foot on rock, extending hand, facing female figure seated left, raising hand to lips; between them, spear planted downwards and, above, Mount Gerizim
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 1, 6, 12
Reference Harl, Neapolis 129
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–5: same obv. die as 2137/1–5, 2138/2–5, 2149/1–4.
Note For die links, see Harl p. 93

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1905,1018.49 BMC 157, pl. VII.16, rev.
2 2     IMJ: 2010.065.28953
3 3     IMJ: 2012.001.33082 Sofaer 232
4 4     CNG EA 344, 11 Feb. 2015, lot 416
5 5     V: GR 22533 (under Philip)