RPC I, 4448


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4448
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Laodicea ad Mare
Reign Uncertain
Issue Uncertain emperor: Claudius?
Obverse inscription ΚΑΙΣ]ΑΡΟΣ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΥ
Obverse design laureate head, r.; ? before, star
Reverse inscription ] ΛΑΟΔΙΚΕΩΝ
Reverse design Tyche standing, l., with rudder and ears of corn and cornucopia
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Note The obv. is most likely the coins of Claudius of AD 48, but the rev. is different, since Tyche also holds two ears of corn and since the legend seems to go round in a circle rather than being in lines. There may have been a date on the rev., but this is not clear.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1952,1208.13