RPC I, 1509

 

Image of specimen #24

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 1509
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Uncertain mint of Macedonia
Reign Roman Republic
Person (obv.) Q. Hortensius (proconsul)
Magistrate Q Hortensius (proconsul)
Obverse inscription Q HORTENSI PROCOS
Obverse design head of Hortensius, r.
Reverse inscription PRAEF COLON DEDVC
Reverse design ox-yoke, plough and measuring-rod (?) with vexillum
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 14.80 g
Axis 3, 6, 12
Reference AMNG 1 corr., FITA 33
Specimens 26
Note In RPC I, the countermark was read as B PQ (?); S. Kremydi, Tekmèria 4 (1998/9), describes the countermark present on 10 coins (out of 19) as B Q.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     O ex Niggeler II = Leu-MMAG 1966, lot 573
2     B: Löbb ZfN 1926, Taf. X.18 = FITA, pl. II.7
3     L: 1934,0312.64 FITA, pl. II.8
4     MMAG 52, 1975, lot 441
5     Aufhäuser 2, 1985, lot 186 = Lanz 88 (Benz), 23 Nov. 1998, lot 814.
6     A
7     A
8 –20     Kremydi Hortensius p. 217, 1–13
21     Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 36, 4 Oct. 2015, lot 323
22     Gemini XIII, 6 Apr. 2017, lot 132
23     CNG EA 487, 10 Mar. 2021, lot 313
24     ✸ Roma Numismatics XXI, 2'-25 Mar. 2021, lot 371
25     D.G. coll.
26     Roma E-Sale 94, 24 Feb. 2022, lot 573