RPC IX, 2156

 

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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]
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

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.