RPC X, — (unassigned; ID 62840)


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Coin type
Volume X
Number — (unassigned; ID 62840)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Ptolemais
Reign Valerian and Gallienus
Person (obv.) Valerian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP CE LIC VALERIANVS AVG
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Valerian, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL PTOL
Reverse design Astarte seated left on throne, head veiled and surmounted by kalathos, raising both arms; to left and right, lion; to right, winged caduceus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 5, 12
Reference Kadman IV 239 (Isis and sphinxes)
Specimens 8 (4 in the core collections)
Note For the identification as Astarte, see Seyrig, RN 1960, p. 50.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    P: M 1224
    P Babelon 1560
    P Babelon 1561
    NY: 1944.100.71251 ex Rouvier
    CGT coll. = Agora 50, 17 Feb. 2016, lot 76
    CNG EA 564, 19 June 2024, lot 425
    Kadman 239
    ✸ Sofaer 281 (Feamale veiled deity with kalathos (Tyche?, Isis?))