RPC I, 4225


Image of specimen #8


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4225
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Roman Republic
Issue Caesarian era, year 9
Dating 41/40 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Zeus, right; behind, palm branch
Reverse inscription ΑΝΤΙΟΧΕΩΝ ΤΗΣ (to r., downwards in two lines) ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΥΤΟΝΟΜΟΥ (to l., downwards in two lines), Θ
Reverse design Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre; date in exergue; above Zeus, thunderbolt; caps of the Dioscuri to left and right of seated Zeus; all in wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 1
Reference McAlee 54
Specimens 8 (4 in the core collections)
Note fillet border on obverse.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Seyrig cast
2 2     P: 89
3 3     L
4 4     NY
5 5     B
6 6     Solidus Monthly 19, 23 Sept. 2017, lot 444
7 7     CGT coll.
8 8     ✸ Richard McAlee coll.