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Ancient Coinage of Syria, Rhosus


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 4079Rhosus, Syria / Cilicia Pedias, 98-117 AD. AE 21mm, 6,13gr. Veiled and turreted head of Tyche right / RWSEWN THS IERAS KAI ASULOU KAI AUTONOMOU 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.TextImage
SNGLev 1858Rhosus, Seleukeia, Syria. Circa 1st Century BC-1st Century AD. AE 15mm. Diademed head of Zeus right / Tubular quiver with fillets; all within ivy wreath. TextImage
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BMC 2 cfTrajan, AE23 of Rhosus, Seleucis and Pieria, Syria. 98-117 AD. Dated year 139 (98 AD). Laureate head right; countemark: gorgoneion facing / POCEWN ET QLP (date), wreathed and draped bust of Selene(?) left, crescent at shoulder. cf BMC 2 (Commodus); countermark: Howgego 194.TextImage
See also: Entry for Rhosus on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Rhosus in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Rhosus at AncientImports.com
Search for Rhosus at Incitatus Coins

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