RPC I, 4793

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4793
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Damascus
Reign Augustus
Issue Year 325
Dating AD 13/14
Obverse inscription
Obverse design bare head, r.
Reverse inscription ΔΑΜΑϹΚΗ[ ] L ƐΚΤ
Reverse design bare head, r.,; all in wreath
Metal Æ
Average diameter 17 mm
Average weight 5.31 g
Axis 12
Specimens 3
Note This coin forms a pair with the smaller denomination 4794, in view of the close similarity of the obv. portrait. One is tempted to identify the portraits as Augustus/Tiberius Caesar (4793) and Augustus/Livia (4794), but this is not certain.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ NY: 1944.100.79332
2     NY: 1961.154.325
3     Rosenberger 13