RPC VIII, — (unassigned; ID 2308)


Image of specimen #—


Coin type
Volume VIII
Number — (unassigned; ID 2308)
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Trachea
City Pompeiopolis
Reign Philip I
Person (obv.) Philip II (Caesar)
Issue Year ΙΑΤ = 311
Dating AD 245/6
Obverse inscription Μ ΙΟΥΛ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΝ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ϹΕ
Nominative Marcus Iulius Philippus Caesar Augusti filius
Obverse design bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip II, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΠΟΜΠΗΙΟΠΟΛ ΙΑΤ Α[–]
Reverse design Artemis, two horns on head, advancing right, drawing arrow from quiver, holding bow; at feet, stag
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)
Note SNG vA 5896 reads ΑϚ on the rev., but this is unclear on all specimens. If this is a value mark expressed in assaria, as on the larger coins of Philip I (see introduction), then ΑƐ (for 5 assaria) seems more likely for this smaller denomination.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    L: 1899,0103.42 BMC 67
    ✸ L: 1979,0101.2630 SNG vA 5896
    CNG EA 90, 26 May 2004, lot 284 = SNG Levante 896