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, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription COL NEAPOLI
Reverse design at l., Mount Gerizim with temple in perspective and colonnade; below, eagle facing, head l., spreading wings; at r., Marsyas standing l., raising hand, carrying wineskin over shoulder
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 10.73 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Harl, Neapolis 154
Specimens 6
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 Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1908,0110.2168 BMC 167
2     L: 1908,0110.2169 BMC 166
3     P: 225
4     NY: 1944.100.69161 SNG 1042
5     IMJ: 78.02752
6     ✸ Gemini VI, 10 Jan. 2010, lot 743