RPC VIII, — (unassigned; ID 2456)


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Coin type
Volume VIII
Number — (unassigned; ID 2456)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Neapolis
Reign Philip I
Person (obv.) Philip II (Augustus)
Dating AD 247–9
Obverse inscription IMP C M IVL PHILIPPO P F AVG
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Iulius Philippus Pius Felix Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip II, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL NEAP
Reverse design Marsyas standing right, raising arm, holding wineskin over shoulder; at right, Mount Gerizim, with temple in perspective and altar, supported by eagle facing, head left, spreading wings
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6
Reference Harl, Neapolis 66, 75
Specimens 4 (0 in the core collections)
Note Harl 66 and 75 refer to the very same coin (https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coin/8212).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    IMJ: 2709 Rosenberger III, 84
    IMJ Sofaer 196
    ✸ CNG EA 243, 27 Oct. 2010, lot 283
    CNG EA 302, 8 May 2013, lot 289