Formerly believed to have been part of Cilicia Pedias, Rhosus is today believed to have been more likely in Syria.
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|RPC 4079||Rhosus, Syria / Cilicia Pedias, 98-117 AD. AE 21mm, 6,13gr. Veiled and turreted head of Tyche right / ΡΩΣEΩN THΣ IEΡAΣ KAI AΣYΛOY KAI AYTONOMOY in four lines to left and right of male cult figure of Baal, standing facing, hands raised, holding corn-ears, on base, between two foreparts of bulls, each surmounted by a pileus. Date (IZ OB?) below. RPC I 4079; SNG France 2 2425; Levante NC 1985 S240,8ff.||Text||Image|
|SNGLev 1858||Rhosus, Seleukeia, Syria. Circa 1st Century BC-1st Century AD. AE 15mm. Diademed head of Zeus right / Tubular quiver with fillets; all within ivy wreath.||Text||Image|
|BMC 2 cf||Trajan, AE23 of Rhosus, Seleucis and Pieria, Syria. 98-117 AD. Dated year 139 (98 AD). Laureate head right; countemark: gorgoneion facing / ΡOCEΩN ET ΘΛΠ (date), wreathed and draped bust of Selene(?) left, crescent at shoulder. cf BMC 2 (Commodus); countermark: Howgego 194.||Text||Image|
|See also:||Entry for Rhosus on the Digital Historia Numorum|
|Search for Rhosus in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum|