RPC I, 4005

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4005
Province Syria
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Tiberius
Person (obv.) Tiberius (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Livia (Augusta)
Obverse inscription ΤΙΒΕΡΙΟΥ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΟΣ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΥ
Obverse design laureate head of Τiberius, r.
Reverse inscription ΣΕΒΑΣΤΗΣ ΙΟΥΛΙΑΣ ΗΡΑΣ ΜΗΤΡ
Reverse design Livia as Hera, on throne, r., holding ears of corn and poppies; to r., ΤΑΡ
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 14.79 g
Axis 12
Reference Walker, Metrology I, no. 567
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same obv. die.
Note The portrait is quite similar to that of the Antioch tetradrachms of year 84, suggesting a date of c. 35.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L NC 1971, 134
2     P: 1207 Wa 4622 = SNG 1390
3     ✸ CNG Triton V, 15 Jan. 2002, lot 1752 = CNG Triton XV, 3 Jan. 2012, lot 1418