RPC I, 4373

 

Image of specimen #14

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4373
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Apamea
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Augustus (—)
Issue Year 28 (ΗΚ)
Dating 4/3 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Augustus, r.
Reverse inscription ΑΠΑΜΕΩΝ ΤΗΣ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΗΚ (behind), ΔΗ (below)
Reverse design veiled head of Tyche, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 20 mm
Average weight 7.11 g
Axis 12
Specimens 15
Die-links 1–10: same obv. die.
Note The letters under the head of Tyche were read as ΔΜ by Grant, FITA 330, but are clear on 1 (cf. H. Seyrig, Syria, 1950, pp. 19–20, n. 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     O
2     B: 18241382, I-B
3     B: 18241383, Kassell
4     G: 33 (pl. 83.27) SNG 3151
5     P: Seyrig 1968/115
6     V: Laodicea 21711
7     Lindgren 2039
8     JSW
9     JSW
10     Butcher coll.
11     Naumann 81, 1 Sept. 2019, lot 363
12     CGT coll. = Savoca London Auction 5, 15 Mar. 2020, lot 450
13     CGT coll.
14     ✸ Roma Numismatics EA 10, 26 July 2014, lot 494
15     P. Villemur coll. = CNG EA 181, 6 Feb. 2008, lot 241