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, right; to right, star
Reverse inscription ΕΤΟΥϹ ΝΕΟΥ ΙΕΡΟΥ Α
Reverse design eagle on thunderbolt, left; to left, palm branch
Metal silver
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 1, 12
Reference Wr. 56, Prieur 95, McAlee 304
Specimens 9 (4 in the core collections)
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 Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1922,0304.2
2 2     G M. 3. 157, 116 = SNG 2849
3 3     NY: 1968.57.139
4 4     Hess-Leu (Apr. 1962), lot 446
5 5     Spink stock (1985)
6 6     B: Löbb. Wr., Taf. III.56
7 7     Roma Numismatics 4, 30 Sept. 2012, lot 2091
8 8     ✸ CNG EA 525, 19 Oct. 2022, lot 668
9 9     Brisbane: 2685