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, r.; before, lituus
Reverse inscription AVGVSTVS
Reverse design capricorn, r., with cornucopia; all in laurel wreath
Metal Silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 11.99 g
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
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 Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 698
2 –14     see Sutherland
15     ✸ B: 18213439