RPC I, 4781

 

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Coin type
Volume I
Number 4781
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Damascus
Reign Roman Republic
Person (obv.) Cleopatra VII (queen)
Issue Year 276
Dating 37/36 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design diademed bust of Cleopatra, r.
Reverse inscription ΔΑΜΑΣΚΗΝΩΝ ϚΟΣ
Reverse design Tyche seated, l., on rock with arm outstretched and holding cornucopia; before, ear of corn; below, river god; all in wreath
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 10.17 g
Axis 12
Reference de Saulcy p. 34, 2, Cop 419, Sv Ptol 1890
Specimens 22 (7 in the core collections)
Note De Saulcy no. records a variety with year ΕΟΣ, but this seems just a misreading of the square S.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ NY: 1944.100.79323
2     P: 28 SV, pl. 63.16
3     P: Seyrig
4     Cop SNG 419
5     G: 1 (pl. 75.1)
6     V: GR 21852
7     V: GR 21853
8     Rosenberger 5
9     JSW
10     Sternberger XIII (1983), lot 263
11     MMAG 41 (1970), lot 307
12     Malter 2 (1978), lot 292
13     Malter 2 (1978), lot 293
14     MMAG 396 (1978), lot 39 = CNG 46, 24 June 1998, lot 474
15 –21     RW
22     Gemini X, 13 Jan. 2013, lot 445