RPC I, 4016A

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4016A
Province Syria
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Mallus
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Augustus
Obverse inscription ϹΕΒΑϹΤΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design laureate head of Augustus, r.
Reverse inscription ΜΑΛΛΩΤΩΝ [ ]
Reverse design figure standing r., holding branch; uncertain object at feet to r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 8.88 g
Axis 12
Specimens 4
Note 2 is from a different reverse die from 1, but is perhaps from the same obverse die. Butcher suggests an attribution to Tiberius, but he notes that the style is very different from that of other coins of the Julio-Claudian period. He identifies the figure on the reverse as Amphilochus.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ C: Mossop K. Butcher NCirc Apr. 1993, p. 75
2     Weigel coll.
3     Antakya
4     CGT coll. (ex Jencek Historical Enterprise 14, 8 Oct. 2013, lot 37)