RPC I, 2209

 

Image of specimen #11

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2209
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 bunch of six ears of corn
Metal Silver
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 11.29 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference Sutherland group IIIγ, nos 106–15, RIC 490
External URI(s) http://numismatics.org/ocre/id/ric.1(2).aug.490
Specimens 11
Note Fineness: 88.5% (Walker, Metrology I, 365–80). 10 coins, 2.83 obv. dies. One die shared with 2207 (sphinx) and 2208 (capricorn); a second die shared with 2208 (capricorn). Countermark: IMP VES AVG (GIC 840: Sutherland, no. 107a ?and 110a).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     vA 6567 = Sutherland 113
2 –5     see Sutherland
6     B: 18213455 Sutherland 110
7 –10     see Sutherland
11     ✸ Nomos 19, 17 Nov. 2019, lot 249 (ex Hess Divo 309, 28 Apr. 2008, lot 102; The New York Sale XX, 7 Jan. 2009, lot 389; Gorny and Mosch 180, 12 Oct. 2009, lot 274; NAC 72, 16 May 2013, lot 560)