RPC IX, 2172

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2172
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Neapolis
Reign Trebonianus Gallus
Person (obv.) Volusian (Augustus)
Issue Group 2, with Latin inscriptions
Obverse inscription IMP C VOLVSIANVS P F AVG
Nominative Imperator Caesar Volusianus Pius Felix Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription COL NEAPOLI
Reverse design at left, Mount Gerizim with temple in perspective and colonnade; below, eagle facing, head left, spreading wings; at right, Marsyas standing left, raising hand, carrying wineskin over shoulder
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Harl, Neapolis 154
Specimens 7 (4 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–5: same pair of dies. 1–5: same obv. die as 2173/1, 2174/1–2, 4–6.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1908,0110.2168 BMC 167
2 2     L: 1908,0110.2169 BMC 166
3 3     P: 225
4 4     NY: 1944.100.69161 SNG 1042
5 5     IMJ: 78.02752
6 6     ✸ Gemini VI, 10 Jan. 2010, lot 743
7 7     J. Okun-Dubitsky coll. = CNG EA 525, 19 Oct. 2022, lot 718