RPC I, 1510


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume I
Number 1510
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Uncertain mint of Macedonia
Reign Roman Republic
Magistrate Quintus Hortensius (proconsul)
Obverse inscription COLONIA FELIX
Obverse design female hear, right
Reverse inscription [Q] HORT XVVIR [CO]LON DEDVX
Reverse design tripod
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 6
Reference FITA 278–9
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)
Note For further specimens, from the excavations at Dium, see above. The rev. type is to be explained by Hortensius's tenure of the quindecimvirate. Obv. reads COLONIA FELIX.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 2015.20.2224 RW
2 2     P
3 3     ✸ BE & DG coll. (ex Aphrodite 23, 26 May 2024, lot 165)