RPC I, 4614

 

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4614
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Claudius
Person (obv.) Claudius (Augustus)
Issue Year 162
Dating AD 51/2
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Claudius, l.; before, uncertain object
Reverse inscription ΣΙΔΩΝΟΣ ΘΕΑΣ, L ΒΞΡ
Reverse design Europa on galloping bull, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 9.46 g
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 1462
Specimens 3
Note The object on the obv. is perhaps a star, as on 4615. Rouvier 1460 cites the same types for year 161, but no such coin has been encountered, and Rouvier's sources are only M and Vaillant.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     NY
2     Beirut-AUB Baramki 210
3     Rouvier