RPC VIII, — (unassigned; ID 15985)


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Coin type
Volume VIII
Number — (unassigned; ID 15985)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Syria
City Damascus
Reign Philip I
Person (obv.) Philip I (Augustus) ; Philip II (Augustus)
Issue Fine style
Dating AD 247/9
Obverse inscription IMPP DD NN PHILIPPIS AVGG
Nominative Imperatori domini nostri Philippi Augusti
Obverse design confronted busts of Philip I, laureate, draped and cuirassed, r., seen from front, and Philip II, radiate, draped and cuirassed, l., seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL DAMASCO METROPO
Reverse design Fortuna seated l., on rock, holding fillet or diadem and cornucopia; in upper l. field, ram leaping l., head r.; below, upper part of river god Chrysoroas swimming
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 14.26 g
Axis 1, 2, 8, 12
Specimens 7 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
    P: 1986.432
    B: 18257448, Fox
    NY: 1944.100.83710
    Beirut-AUB: C1576
    ✸ IMJ: 4289
    CGT coll. = CNG EA 227, 10 Feb. 2010, lot 389
    CNG EA 362, 28 Oct. 2015, lot 295