RPC I, 4742

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4742
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Ptolemais
Reign Roman Republic
Person (obv.) Mark Antony (Imperator)
Person (rev.) Cleopatra VII (queen)
Issue Years 3 and 15
Dating 35/34 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design bare head of Antony, r.; all in wreath
Reverse inscription ΠΤΟΛƐΜΑΙƐWΝ ΤΟΥ ΚΑΙ (around); ΙƐ, LΓ (in fields)
Reverse design diademed bust of Cleopatra, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 9.97 g
Axis 12
Reference Seyrig 20 var. (Kadman 74)
Specimens 8
Note The unexpected spelling ΠΤΟΛƐΜΑΙƐWΝ is clear.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     RW
2     NY: 1965.181.1 Kadman, pl. IV. 74
3     IMJ Y. Meshorer, City Coins of Eretz-Israel, p. 12, no. 1
4     RBW (ex Superior, 8 Dec. 1993, lot 171)
5     RBW
6     IMJ Sofaer 119
7     Heritage March 2012 Signature Sale 3003, 8 Mar. 2012, lot 20561
8     ✸ Markov The New York Sale XLV, 8 Jan. 2019, lot 212