RPC I, 4787

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4787
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Damascus
Reign Augustus
Issue Year 283
Dating 30/29 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate bust of Apollo with bow and quiver, r.
Reverse inscription ΔΑΜΑΣΚΗΝΩΝ L ΓΠΣ
Reverse design Athena standing, facing, with spear and shield; all in wreath
Metal Æ
Average diameter 18 mm
Average weight 4.32 g
Axis 12
Reference de Saulcy 8 corr.
Specimens 7
Note The date is always retrograde. There are wide variations in lettering, weight and size. We are grateful to Jared Clark for noticing the laurel wreath of Apollo.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 1973/274
2     P
3     Rosenberger 9
4     JSW
5     JSW
6     S. Qedar coll.
7     CNG MBS 78, 14 May 2008, lot 1455 (ex Kovacs X, 18 May 1990, lot 274)