RPC VIII, — (unassigned; ID 29063)

 

Image of specimen #—

 

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
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
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.