RPC I, 2235

 

Image of specimen #31

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2235
Province Asia
Region Uncertain
City Uncertain Asian mint of CA coinage
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Augustus
Issue Class 2
Dating c. 25 BC
Obverse inscription CAESAR
Obverse design bare head of Augustus, r.
Reverse inscription AVGVSTVS
Reverse design inscription one line in laurel wreath
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 10.48 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference BMC 731, AMC 710, RIC 486 (part), Howgego 2c: as
External URI(s) http://numismatics.org/ocre/id/ric.1(2).aug.486
Specimens 45
Note For halved pieces, see Sardis excavations (T.V. Buttrey, Ann Johnston, Kenneth M. MacKenzie and Michael L. Bates, Greek, Roman and Islamic Coins from Sardis) and L 1975-2-5-1. 5 is from near Aezani (B. Levick and S. Mitchell, Monuments from the Aezanitis, p. 193, no. 26. 2235 differs from 4100 mainly in the treatment of the portrait.Countermarks: Branch (GIC 382), uncertain objects (GIC 494-5), AVG (GIC 577), AVG (GIC 578) and TI CAE (GIC 602). Most of the countermarks seem to be Thracian.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 731
2     L BMC 732
3     L BMC 734
4     L BMC 735
5     L: 1930,0906.6
6     L: 1947,0606.1440
7     L: 1937,0109.11
8     G 290
9     P: 964
10     P: 965
11     P: 966
12     P: 967
13     P: 968
14     P: 969
15     O AMC 710
16     O AMC 711
17     O AMC 712
18     NY
19     NY
20     NY
21     Yale
22     Yale
23     Yale
24     Afyon: 6268
25     Afyon: 922
26 –29     Beirut excavations = K. Butcher, Small Change in Ancient Beirut (2001–2), no. 482–5, where attributed to Antioch
30     B: 18202465
31     ✸ B: 18202466
32     B: 18213823
33     B: 18213818
34     B: 18213838
35     B: 18213843
36     B: 18213853
37     B: 18213860
38     B: 18213863
39     Leeds-UL: 661
40     CGT Coll.
41     CGT Coll.
42     CGT Coll.
43     CGT Coll.
44     B: Balat, Depot
45     Münster University: M 1482