RPC I, 2229


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 2229
Province Asia
Region Uncertain
City Uncertain Asian mint of CA coinage
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Augustus
Issue Class 1
Dating about 27 BC
Obverse inscription IMP CAISAR
Obverse design bare head of Augustus, right
Reverse inscription AVGVSTVS
Reverse design inscription in two lines in laurel wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Reference BMC 729, RIC 483 corr., Howgego 1c: sestertius
External URI(s) http://numismatics.org/ocre/id/ric.1(2).aug.483
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 2228/2.
Note Authenticity doubtful?

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L BMC 729 = BMCRR East 291, acquired in 1865 = Howgego, pl. 1.3