RPC I, 4755


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4755
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Dora
Reign Roman Republic
Issue Year 32
Dating 33/32 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Doros, right
Reverse inscription ΔΩΡΙΤΩΝ, L ΒΛ
Reverse design Tyche standing, left, with palm branch and caduceus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 12
Reference Meshorer 10, BMC 24 corr.
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)
Note For the date, see Baldus, op. cit. Meshorer (no. 10) read the date as L Β = 63/62 BC, but the Λ seems clear on BMC 24 (and was so read by Hill, pace Meshorer).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L BMC 24
2 2 –3     see Meshorer (no details)
4 4     Sofaer 9
5 5     NY: 1944.100.70961