RPC IX, 2159

 

Image of specimen #9

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2159
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 ΟΥΟΛΟΥϹΙΑΝΟ
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian, r., seen from rear
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 25 mm
Average weight 11.60 g
Axis 5, 6, 11, 12
Reference Harl, Neapolis 138, 140
Specimens 10
Note For die links, see Harl pp. 94-5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1908,0110.2158 BMC 163
2     P: 1031, Chandon
3     C: Lewis 1850
4     NY: 1944.100.69151 SNG 1032 (‘Gallus’)
5     IMJ: 2012.001.33086 Sofaer 236
6     CNG EA 184, 19 Mar. 2008, lot 132
7     Falghera 2486
8     Lindgren I, 2434
9     ✸ Stack’s, 13 Dec. 2006, lot 107
10     Freiburg: 12533