RPC I, 4195

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4195
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Galba
Person (obv.) Galba (Augustus)
Issue Year 1
Dating AD 68?
Obverse inscription ΓΑΛΒΑϹ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΩΡ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design laureate head of Galba, r.; to r., star
Reverse inscription ΕΤΟΥϹ ΝΕΟΥ ΙΕΡΟΥ Α
Reverse design eagle on thunderbolt, l.; to l., palm branch
Metal Silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 14.80 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Wr. 56, Prieur 95, McAlee 304
Specimens 8
Die-links 1–8: same obv. die.
Note So far no specimen has been recorded for year 2 with this obv., but it seems probable that such pieces may exist.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1922,0304.2
2     G M. 3. 157, 116 = SNG 2849
3     NY: 1968.57.139
4     Hess-Leu (Apr. 1962), lot 446
5     Spink stock (1985)
6     B: Löbb Wr., Taf. III.56
7     Roma Numismatics 4, 30 Sept. 2012, lot 2091
8     ✸ CNG EA 525, 19 Oct. 2022, lot 668