RPC I, 3803

 

Image of specimen #10

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 3803
Province Kingdom of Pontus
Region Pontus
City Kingdom of Pontus
Reign Pythodoris
Person (obv.) Augustus (—)
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Augustus, r.
Reverse inscription ΒΑΣΙΛΙΣΣΑ ΠΥΘΟΔΩΡΙΣ ΕΤΟΥΣ Ξ
Reverse design capricorn with globe, r.
Metal Silver
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 3.45 g
Reference Rec 19
Specimens 11
Note Rec describes the head as that of Augustus. The dates on the coins have been discussed by Leschhorn, pp. 78-106 and 459-61. He dates the coinage of Pythodoris (RPC 3803-7) to 23/4 or 22/3 (year 60) until 26/7 or 25/6 (year 63).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1893,0406.2
2 –8     see Rec
9     vA 6685
10     ✸ Rauch 97, 14 Apr. 2015, lot 327
11     Naumann 120, 4 Sep. 2022, lot 413