RPC IX, 2156

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2156
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Neapolis
Reign Trebonianus Gallus
Person (obv.) Volusian (Augustus)
Issue Group 1, with Greek inscriptions
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ[Ϲ Γ ΟΥΙΒ ΤΡƐΒ ΟΥΟΛΟΥϹΙΑΝΟ]
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Vibius Trebonianus Volusianus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝƐΑϹΠΟΛƐⲰϹ
Reverse design at l., Demeter(?) standing r., holding long torch entwined by a serpent; at r., Nike advancing l., supporting Mount Gerizim
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 10.35 g
Axis 12
Reference Harl, Neapolis 142a corr.
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     NY: 1944.100.69157 SNG 1038 (‘Gallus’) = Harl 142a
2     ✸ Yale: 2001.87.12652
3     CGT coll.
4     R. Becker coll.