RPC VIII, — (unassigned; ID 2353)


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Coin type
Volume VIII
Number — (unassigned; ID 2353)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Neapolis
Reign Philip I
Person (obv.) Otacilia Severa (Augusta)
Dating AD 247–9
Obverse inscription M OT SEVERAE AVG M C
Nominative Marcia Otacilia Severa Augusta Mater Castrorum
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Otacilia Severa, right, on crescent
Reverse inscription NEAPOLI NEOCORO, COL
Reverse design female figure seated right, raising hand to lips, holding spear pointing upwards, facing nude and helmeted male figure standing left, drapery on left shoulder, extending right arm, holding parazonium (?); above, Mount Gerizim (and star?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 12
Reference Harl, Neapolis 59
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    NY: 1944.100.69144 SNG 1023 corr.
    IMJ Sofaer 188 = Sternberg, 25 Nov. 1976, lot 666 = cast in Winterthur (Sternberg, 1959)
    ✸ CNG EA 435, 2 Jan. 2019, lot 281