RPC I, 319

 

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Coin type
Volume I
Number 319
Province Tarraconensis
Region Hispania
City Caesaraugusta
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Augustus (—) ; Gaius (Caesar) ; Lucius (Caesar)
Magistrate C Vet Lancia (duovir) ; Cn Domitius Ampianus (duovir)
Issue 4–3 BC
Obverse inscription IMP AVG L CAESAR C CAES COS DES
Obverse design three standing figures - Augustus in middle holding simpulum, L. Caesar and C. Caesar beside - all on bases
Reverse inscription CAESARAVGVSTA II VIR CN DOM AMPIAN C VET LANCIA
Reverse design vexillum between standards (radiate phalerae), on them legionary numbers VI, IIII, X, from l. to r.; all on bases
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Average weight 22.48 g
Axis 6
Reference Vives 148–11, Hill 14–9, Beltrán 18, NAH 981
Specimens 12
Note Modern forgeries: 1. P 524, 16.48; 2. R 157, 14.70; 3. M 8168 (all cast from M 8169); 4. ANE 11–12/1961, 46; 5. Cop 548, 17.02 (?) has not been checked, but it too seems to have been made from the Madrid one.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Madrid: 8169 Vives 148–11 = Hill 14–9
2     Madrid: 8167
3     B: Bohl
4     NY: HSA 23243
5     NY: 1944.100.65124
6     Herrero 16/2/1989, 32
7     Iriarte coll. = Beltrán, p. 34, no. 18
8     IVDJ: 2946
9     Vico 12/11/1998, lot 22
10     Villaronga coll
11     Herrero 10 Dec. 2008, lot 31
12     Naville Numismatics 15, 7 June 2015, lot 95