RPC I, 4604

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4604
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Augustus (—)
Issue Year 102
Dating 10/9 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Augustus, l.
Reverse inscription ΣΙΔΩΝΟΣ ΙΕΡΑΣ, L ΒΡ(?)
Reverse design Europa on bull galloping, l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 1444, BMC 204, AMC 1489
Specimens 13 (11 in the core collections)
Note The date is always read as ΒΡ, but only Β[ seems absolutely certain; moreover, the portrait looks rather later.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 205
2     L BMC 204
3     L BMC 206
4     ✸ P Bab 1694
5     P Bab 1695
6     NY
7     NY
8     O AMC 1489
9     B
10     C SNG 6060
11     Cop SNG 250
12     Leeds-UL: 1296
13     Helios 5, 25 June 2010, lot 1143