RPC VIII, — (unassigned; ID 15986)


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Coin type
Volume VIII
Number — (unassigned; ID 15986)
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, right, seen from front, and Philip II, radiate, draped and cuirassed, left, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL DAMAS METRO
Reverse design shrine with four columns and projecting carry bars; within, draped bust of Fortuna right, turreted; between bars, ram leaping right, head left; either side, figure of Victory supporting small shrine from which the head of a bird emerges
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 1, 12
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    ✸ L: G.4147 BMC 26
    P: Y 23455 bis, Chandon de Briailles 1201
    O: Rueff Bequest
    Münzzentrum 43, 27 Apr. 1981, lot 196