RPC I, 4328

 

Image of specimen #12

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4328
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Seleucia
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Augustus (—)
Issue Year 114 (ΙΔΡ)
Dating AD 6
Obverse inscription ΚΑΙΣΑΡΟΣ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΥ
Obverse design laureate head of Augustus, r.
Reverse inscription ΣΕΛΕΥΚΕΩΝ ΤΗΣ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΥΤΟΝΟΜΟΥ, Α Η (to. l. and r.), ΙΔΡ (under throne)
Reverse design thunderbolt on throne, within wreath
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 14.89 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference BMC 32, AMC 180, Walker, Metrology I, 701–2
Specimens 12
Die-links 5–6: same obv. die.
Note 8 coins, ?7 obv. dies. There are many plated coins of this type: P 1356-7, G 29, Sternberg 1976, 705, and Butcher coll. (most of these have traces of silvering, so the possibility that there was intended to be a bronze issue with the same types can be excluded).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 32
2     O AMC 180
3     P: 1354
4     NY: 1944.100.66589
5     NY: 1944.100.66588
6     Amsterdam: 7923
7     V: GR 21827
8     Kress 122, lot 448
9     B: 18241377
10     B: 18241378
11     CGT coll. = Roma Numismatics E-sale 47, 28 June 2018, lot 448
12     ✸ Roma Numismatics EA 87, 29 July 2021, lot 488