RPC I, 2204


Image of specimen #9


Coin type
Volume I
Number 2204
Province Asia
Region Uncertain
City Cistophoric mint
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Augustus
Issue Sutherland group II (uncertain mint)
Dating 'soon after 27 BC'
Obverse inscription IMP·CAESAR
Obverse design bare head of Augustus, r.
Reverse inscription AVGVSTVS
Reverse design sphinx seated, r.
Metal Silver
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 11.94 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Sutherland group II, RIC 527
External URI(s) http://numismatics.org/ocre/id/ric.1(2).aug.527
Specimens 9
Note Fineness: 88.5% (Walker, Metrology I, 360–4). 8 coins, 4 obv. dies. The earliest datable occurrence of the 'First Citizen' portrait of Augustus.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 702
2 –8     see Sutherland
9     ✸ Nomos 19, 17 Nov. 2019, lot 247