RPC IX, 2161

 

Image of specimen #12

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2161
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 ΟΥΙ ΤΡƐΒ ΟΥΟΛΟΥϹΙΑΝ(ΟϹ)
Obverse design radiate 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 25 mm
Average weight 11.77 g
Axis 5, 6
Reference Harl, Neapolis 143–6
Specimens 19
Note For die links, see Harl pp. 95-6

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B
2     B: 5256
3     NY: 1944.100.69150 SNG 1031 (‘Gallus’)
4     Beirut-AUB: 1892 Baramki 62, pl. VI.1
5     Bern: Righetti 2424
6     IMJ: 2012.001.33088 Sofaer 239
7     IMJ: 2012.001.33089 Sofaer 240
8     IMJ: 2012.001.33091 Sofaer 241
9     Vat: 574
10     Vat: 576
11     CNA MBS 20, 25 Mar. 1992, lot 473
12     ✸ CNG 90, 23 May 2012, lot 1244
13     CNG EA 184, 19 Mar. 2008, lot 130
14     CNG EA 344, 11 Feb. 2015, lot 417
15     CNG MBS 82, 16 Sept. 2009, lot 886
16     Gemini VI, 10 Jan. 2010, lot 742
17     R. Becker coll.
18     Freiburg: 038
19     Freiburg: 039