RPC I, 4609


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4609
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Augustus (—)
Issue Year 123
Dating AD 12/13
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Augustus, r.
Reverse inscription ΣΙΔΩΝΙΩΝ, ΓΚΡ (below)
Reverse design Europa on bull galloping, l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 17.90 g
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 1447
Specimens 6
Note Rouvier (1445–6) also records years ΖΙΡ and ΒΚΡ, but no such coins have been encountered.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     NY
2     NY
3     B: 455/1911
4     ✸ P Bab 1708
5     Rouvier
6     CGT coll.