RPC I, 4795

 

Image of specimen #9

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4795
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Damascus
Reign Augustus
Issue Year 325
Dating AD 13/14
Obverse inscription
Obverse design bare head, r.
Reverse inscription ΔΑΜΑϹΚΗΝΩΝ L ƐΚΤ
Reverse design head of Tyche, r.; all in wreath
Metal Æ
Average diameter 20 mm
Average weight 8.01 g
Axis 12
Reference de Saulcy 20–1 = Aug 4, BMC 3
Specimens 10
Note Presumably the head is supposed to be an imperial portrait; if so, Tiberius seems more likely, in view of its youthful look and similarity to the portraits on other Tiberian coins (4797–8). The portrait is not like that on 4793–4.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 3
2     O
3     P: 19
4     P: 20
5     V: GR 27334
6     JSW = CNG EA 341, 17 Dec. 2014, lot 17
7     P. Villemur coll. = CNG EA 181, 6 Feb. 2008, lot 281
8     Leeds-UL: 1216
9     ✸ Roma Numismatics EA 31, 26 Nov. 2016, lot 217
10     CNG MBS 75, 23 May 2007, lot 844