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Ancient Coinage of Palestine, Eleutheropolis


Eleutheropolis ("free city"), an ancient city of Palestine, between Jerusalem and Gaza, modern Beit Jibrin. Formerly called Betogabra, the town was renamed by Septimius Severus during his Syrian visit in 202 AD.

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SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
Rosenberger 2Palestine, Eleutheropolis. Septimius Severus. AD 193-211. (25mm, 13.89 g, 12h). Dated CY 3 (AD 201/2). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Deity standing left, holding small bust and cornucopiae, within tetrastyle temple with central arch. Rosenberger 2; SNG ANS 891 var. (year 4). TextImage
Rosenberger 7Septimius Severus, AE25 of Eleutheropolis, Palestine. AE 25 dated year 8 (206/7 AD). AV KA CEP CEOVEVC CEP CEB or similar, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / L CE CEO ELEUQER, tetrastyle temple containing statue of Tyche standing left on river-god, holding bust and cornucopiae, date epsilon-H to left and right. Rosenberger 7.TextImage
SNGANS 891Septimius Severus, AE 27 of Eleutheropolis, Palestine. 9.39g. 203 AD. AV KA CEP CEOVEVC CEP CEB or similar, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / [L CE CEO ELEUQER], tetrastyle temple containing statue of Tyche standing left on river-god, holding bust and cornucopiae, date E Delta (year 4) at sides. SNG ANS 891.TextImage
ELAGABALUS
Rosenberger 26Palestine, Eleutheropolis. Elagabalus. AD 218-222. (27mm, 17.02 g, 6h). Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Elagabalus on horseback right. Rosenberger 26. TextImage
See alsoThe City of Eleutheropolis by Amos Kloner
Eleutheropolis Excavations

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