RPC IX, 2158

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2158
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Neapolis
Reign Trebonianus Gallus
Person (obv.) Volusian (Augustus)
Issue Group 1, with Greek inscriptions
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹ Γ ΟΥΙ ΤΡƐΒ ΟΥΟΛΟΥϹΑΝ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝƐΑϹΠΟΛƐⲰϹ
Reverse design Mount Gerizim with temple in perspective, and altar (on the l.), steep stairway and colonnade; below, eagle facing, head l., spreading wings; sometimes, at top, crescent and star
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 11.85 g
Axis 5, 6, 11, 12
Reference Harl, Neapolis 131–6
Specimens 24
Note All coins are from the same obv. die. For die links, see Harl pp. 93-4

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 160
2     L: 1862,0717.20 BMC 161, pl. VII.19, rev.
3     L: 1908,0110.2156 BMC 162
4     P: 1030, Chandon
5     P: 160
6     ✸ P: 222 Harl 133
7     B: I-B
8     O
9     V: GR 31285
10     Boston: 1986.237 Leu 38, 13 May 1986, lot 162
11     IMJ: 2012.001.33098 Sofaer 248
12     IMJ: 78.02748
13     Vat: 575
14     CNG 85, 15 Sept. 2010, lot 698
15     CNG EA 117, 29 June 2005, lot 173
16     CNG EA 184, 19 Mar. 2008, lot 131
17     CNG EA 236, 7 July 2010, lot 402
18     CNG EA 344, 11 Feb. 2015, lot 419
19     Gorny & Mosch 130, 8 Mar. 2004, lot 1922
20     Heritage 3018, 5 Sept. 2012, Shoshanna coll. part 2, lot 20456
21     NAC 59, 4 Apr. 2011, lot 1438
22     NAC 64, 17 May 2012, lot 1933 = CNG EA 333, 20 Aug. 2014, lot 251
23     Rauch 34, 14 Jan. 1985, lot 253
24     Sternberg, 25 Nov. 1976, lot 670