RPC VIII, — (unassigned; ID 26818)


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Coin type
Volume VIII
Number — (unassigned; ID 26818)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Syria
City Damascus
Reign Philip I
Person (obv.) Philip I (Augustus)
Issue Fine style
Dating AD 247/9
Obverse inscription IMP C M IVL PHILIPPVS PIO FEL AVG (sic)
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Iulius Philippus Pius Felix Augustus
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Philip I, left, seen from front
Reverse inscription COL ΔAMA METRO
Reverse design in upper register, Fortuna seated left, on rock, holding fillet or diadem and cornucopia; in upper left field, ram leaping left, head right; before, Marsyas standing right, holding wineskin and raising hand; in lower register, four Tychai: the outer pair with hands raised towards Fortuna of Damascus; left of centre figure holding up uncertain object; right of centre figure sacrificing over altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 1
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    ✸ CNG EA 208, 8 Apr. 2009, lot 215 = Dix, Noonan Webb, 29 Sept. 2008, lot 5722