RPC VIII, — (unassigned; ID 19488)


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Coin type
Volume VIII
Number — (unassigned; ID 19488)
Province Epirus
Region Epirus
City Nicopolis
Reign Philip I
Person (obv.) Philip I (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Μ ΙΟΥ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟϹ ϹΕ
Nominative Imperator Marcus Iulius Philippus Augustus
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Philip I, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΙΕΡΑϹ ΝΕΙΚΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ
Reverse design Aktia seated left, holding agonistic crown and sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 1, 5
Reference Oikonomidou 13; Calomino 501
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Note On earlier coins, the deity holds what is clearly a palm branch and not a sceptre.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    ✸ B: 18272729, Rauch Oikonomidou 13
    Beirut Oikonomidou, p. 171, no. 22 and pl. 65; Athens - Beirut hoard
    Leucas excavations = Calomino 501.3