RPC I, 4077

 

Image of specimen #7

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4077
Province Syria
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Rhosus
Reign Augustus
Issue Year 16
Dating 26/25 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design veiled bust of Tyche, r.
Reverse inscription ΡΩΣΕΩΝ ΤΗΣ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΑΥΤΟΝΟΜΟΥ, ΙϚ
Reverse design Baal of Rhosus with ears of corn, between two foreparts of bull and caps of Dioscuri
Metal Æ
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 12
Reference Levante 21–6
Specimens 7 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same obv. die.
Note Levante was unsure if two examples had year 15 rather than 16. One of these at least seems more like 16, so the view has been taken, for the time being, that all specimens (which all have the same obv. die) are probably of year 16.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: Seyrig
2     L: 1920,0728.36 ex Weber 7991
3 –6     see Levante
7     ✸ Kölner Münzkabinett 108, 7 Apr. 2018, lot 95