Antioch - SC within wreath





Province Syria
City Antioch
Size (mm) 18
Weight (g) 5.07
Die Axis 0
Tariff
Governor
Ob. Leg. KAI M O ΔI ANTΩNINOC CE
Ob. Desc. Bare headed and cuirassed bust right
Meaning Caesar, Marcus Opellius Diadumenianus Antonius, rule
Rev. Leg. SC
Rev. Desc. Legend in wreath with 6 paired leaves to each side Δ above E below 6 pointed star above
Meaning Senatus Consulto
References; Collection; SGI 3017; BMC 408; SNG Cop. 235
Notes: It is thought the Δ E could stand for Demosia Exousia - the Tribunician Power but Butcher argues it is more likely to represent "of the four eparchies" which relates to the imperial cult - particually strong at Antioch