RPC I, 2210


Image of specimen #11


Coin type
Volume I
Number 2210
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
Reverse inscription AVGVSTVS
Reverse design sphinx seated, right
Metal silver
Average diameter 42 mm
Reference Sutherland group IVα, RIC 492
External URI(s) http://numismatics.org/ocre/id/ric.1(2).aug.492
Specimens 11 (0 in the core collections)
Note Fineness: 88.5% (Walker, Metrology I, 365–80). 10 coins, 2.83 obv. dies. One obv. die shared with 2211 (capricorn) and 2212 (ears of corn); a second shared with 2212 (ears of corn). On one rev. die the legend is AVGTVSVS.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Istanbul
2 2 –10     see Sutherland
11 11     ✸ NAC 51, 5 Mar. 2009, lot 142