RPC I, 4526

 

Image of specimen #12

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4526
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Byblus
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Augustus
Obverse inscription ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ
Obverse design laureate head of Augustus, r.
Reverse inscription ΒΥΒΛΙWΝ, L Λ (in field)
Reverse design Kronos (with six wings) standing, l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 8.41 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Rouvier 678, BMC 19
Specimens 13
Note The word ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ is retrograde. For discussion of the date and identity of the portrait, see introduction.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 19
2     P Bab 1382
3     P: 1973/210
4     P: Delepierre
5     P: Chandon 915
6     NY: 1944.100.70853
7     B: Morel
8     B: 440/1907
9     B: I-B MG 443, no. 26
10     Beirut-AUB Baramki 34
11     Lindgren 2279
12     ✸ Gemini VI, 10 Jan. 2010, lot 693 (ex CNG 57, 28 Mar. 2001, lot 887)
13     CGT coll.