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Coin

Object Number:31-50-362
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Imperial Roman
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: CN 249, Loculus at W., Class G
Manufacture Location: Antioch (Syria or Turkey?)
Maker: Probus
Locus: C.N. 249, Loculus at W.
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Date Made: 276-282 AD
Early Date: 276
Late Date: 282
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Billon
Iconography:Emperor
Inscription Language:Latin Language
Outside Diameter:2.2 cm
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1931
Other Number:30-9-101B - Field No SF

Description

Newell: Roman Imperial

“Antioch, Probus (?), 276-82 AD

Obverse: ....S PF AVG. Radiate, draped bust r.

Reverse:Completely obliterated. The fabric, like the preceding coin, is that associated with the mint at Antioch."

Bibliography:

[Article] Witschonke, Richard, and Newell, Edward T. 2008. "Coins from the Excavations at Beisan (Nysa-Scythopolis, Tel Beth Shean): 1929-1935". American Journal of Numismatics. Vol. AJN Second Series 20. pg. 1-52 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 5/Plate 1, no. 8View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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