RPC I, 4752

 

Image of specimen #9

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4752
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Dora
Reign Roman Republic
Person (obv.) Cleopatra VII (queen) ; Mark Antony (Imperator)
Issue Year 19
Dating 34/33 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design jugate busts of Cleopatra and Antony, r.
Reverse inscription L ΘΙ ΔΩ
Reverse design Tyche standing, l., with palm branch and caduceus
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 8.17 g
Axis 10, 12
Reference Meshorer 13
Specimens 9
Note Dated to (Pompeian) year 19 (=45/44 BC) by Meshorer, who identifies the portraits as Cleopatra and Ptolemy XV (see introduction). M. Crawford, CMRR, p. 253, n. 19, states that these coins have the Ptolemaic mark of value Π.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     trade = SM 1983, 10, no.2 = M.H. Crawford, Coinage and Money in the Roman Republic, p. 255, fig. 109
2     A. Kindler, Alon 4/2 (Oct. 1969), 22f., no. 3 = Rosenberger (Ptolemais) 18 = SM 1983, 10, no. 1
3     Sofaer coll. = Meshorer, pl. 19.13
4     Dora excavations (see Meshorer)
5     RBW
6     RBW (ex Heritage 3003, The Shoshana coll., 9 Mar. 2012, lot 20607)
7     CNG 97, 17 Sept. 2014, lot 513
8     NAC 84, 20 May 2015, lot 872
9     ✸ M. Stolt coll. (ex CNG EA 488, 24 Mar. 2021, lot 353) = CNG Triton XXV, 11 Jan. 2022, lot 682