RPC VIII, — (unassigned; ID 6560)


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Coin type
Volume VIII
Number — (unassigned; ID 6560)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Syria
City Heliopolis
Reign Philip I
Person (obv.) Philip I (Augustus)
Dating AD 244/5
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΙΟΥΛ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Iulius Philippus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL IVL AVG FEL HEL
Reverse design aerial view of the temple of Mercury situated on a rocky outcrop with a monumental staircase leading up to the precinct; altar and caduceus within the temenos; urn in left field
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Sawaya series 46, 529–532
Specimens 8 (6 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    L: 1900,0707.16
    ✸ L: 1898,0503.85 BMC 20
    P: 163
    B: 18209433, Löbb.
    NY: 1944.100.83846
    CNG MBS 79, 17 Sept. 2008, lot 661
    SKA Bern 5, 18 Apr. 1986, lot 497