RPC I, 4771

 

Image of specimen #9

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4771
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Chalcis ad Belum
Reign Roman Republic
Person (obv.) Cleopatra VII (queen)
Person (rev.) Mark Antony (Imperator)
Dating 32/31 BC
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΙϹϹΗϹ ΚΛƐΟΠΑΤΡΑϹ
Obverse design bust of Cleopatra, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΤΟΥϹ ΚΑ ΤΟΥ ΚΑΙ Ϛ ΘΕΑϹ ΝƐWΤƐΡΑϹ
Reverse design bare head of Antony, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 20 mm
Average weight 6.39 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference Sv Ptol 1887, Rouvier Berytus 440, BMC Berytus 15
Specimens 21
Note Not a full listing of specimens: many more in JSW, RW and recent trade. Seyrig thought that there was also a larger denomination because of the heavier weight of a specimen in the American Univ., Beirut (13.75). But this coin (cast in P) is the same general size, and seems just an example struck on an aberrantly thick flan.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 15
2     Cop SNG 382
3     NY
4     NY: 1944.100.70149
5     C
6     V: GR 23679
7     V: GR 23680
8     B
9     ✸ B: 18238382
10     B
11     B
12     P: 482
13     P: Chandon 716A
14     P: de Ricci
15     P: Seyrig
16     P
17     JSW
18     Roma Numismatics XVIII, 29 Sept. 2019, lot 748
19     Leeds-UL: 1212
20     IMJ Sofaer 43
21     CNG Triton XXIV, 19 Jan. 2021, lot 63