RPC VIII, — (unassigned; ID 29063)

 

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Coin type
Volume VIII
Number — (unassigned; ID 29063)
Province Syria Coele
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Philip I
Person (obv.) Philip II (Caesar)
Issue ΥΠΑ ΤΟ Γ
Dating AD 247
Obverse inscription ΜΑΡ ΙΟΥΛΙ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟϹ ΚƐϹΑΡ
Nominative Marcus Iulius Philippus Caesar
Obverse design radiate and draped bust of Philip II, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ƐΞΟΥϹΙΑϹ ΥΠΑ ΤΟ Γ, ΑΝΤΙΟΧΙΑ, S C
Reverse design eagle standing l., head r., spreading wings, holding wreath in beak
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 11.05 g
Axis 6, 7, 11, 12
Reference Prieur 397; McAlee 1019–20
Specimens 8 (4 in the core collections)
Note According to McAlee, the bust is sometimes cuirassed, but no clear specimen with a cuirass has been found.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
    L: G.1040
    L: G.2357 BMC 550
    ✸ NY: 1944.100.59168
    V: GR 38086
    Beirut-AUB: C3055
    CGT coll.
    CNG EA 253, 6 Apr. 2011, lot 250
    CNG EA 453, 2 Oct. 2019, lot 328 = Prieur coll.