RPC VIII, — (unassigned; ID 72720)


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Coin type
Volume VIII
Number — (unassigned; ID 72720)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Syria
City Damascus
Reign Philip I
Person (obv.) Philip I (Augustus)
Issue Rough style
Dating AD 244/7
Obverse inscription IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS P F AVG
Nominative Imperator Marcus Iulius Philippus Pius Felix Augustus
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Philip I, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription COL ΔAMA METRO
Reverse design in upper register, Fortuna seated l., on rock, holding fillet or diadem and cornucopia; in upper l. field, ram leaping l., head r.; before, Marsyas standing r., holding wineskin and raising hand; in lower register, four Tychai: the outer pair with hands raised towards Fortuna of Damascus; l. of centre figure holding up uncertain object; r. of centre figure sacrificing over altar
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    ✸ Turin: 5279 cast in Winterthur