RPC I, 4866


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4866
Province Syria
Region Judaea
City Ascalon
Reign Roman Republic
Person (obv.) Cleopatra VII (queen)
Issue Year 55
Dating 50/49 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design diademed bust of Cleopatra, right
Reverse inscription ΑΣΚΑΛΩΝΙΤΩΝ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, L ΝΕ (in field)
Reverse design eagle standing, left, on thunderbolt with palm over shoulder; to left, dove; in field monogram
Metal silver
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Reference Sv Ptol 1885, BMC 20
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L BMC 20
2 2     Vat
3 3     Sv Ptol 1884