RPC I, 4196

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4196
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Galba
Person (obv.) Galba (Augustus)
Issue Year 1
Dating AD 68?
Obverse inscription ΓΑΛΒΑϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΩΡ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΟϹ
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 14.40 g
Axis 1
Reference Wr. 57, Prieur 96, McAlee 305
Specimens 5
Note It is not clear on several coins whether they are of year A or B: B Fox, 14.26; NY, 14.18; Baldwin stock, 14.87; Philips, NY (15.6.1981), lot 156, 14.40; P 242, 14.69. Altogether 7 coins, from 3 obv. dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 241
2     Glendining 5.3.1970, lot 209
3     Seaby Bull., July 1979, D3
4     McAlee coll.
5     ✸ Roma Numismatics EA 71, 28 May 2020, lot 708 (ex Roma Numismatics EA 39, 2017, lot 411)