RPC I, 2208


Image of specimen #15


Coin type
Volume I
Number 2208
Province Asia
Region Uncertain
City Cistophoric mint
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Augustus
Issue Sutherland group III–IV (Pergamum?)
Dating 27/26 BC
Obverse inscription IMP·CAESAR
Obverse design bare head of Augustus, right; before, lituus
Reverse inscription AVGVSTVS
Reverse design capricorn, right, with cornucopia; all in laurel wreath
Metal silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 12
Reference Sutherland group IIIβ, nos 87–98a, RIC 488
External URI(s) http://numismatics.org/ocre/id/ric.1(2).aug.488
Specimens 15 (2 in the core collections)
Note Fineness: 88.5% (Walker, Metrology I, 365–80). 15 coins, 5.83 obv. dies. One obv. die shared with 2207 (sphinx) and 2209 (ears of corn); a second shared with 2209 (ears of corn).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 698
2 2 –14     see Sutherland
15 15     ✸ B: 18213439