RPC I, 4867A


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4867A
Province Syria
Region Judaea
City Ascalon
Reign Roman Republic
Person (obv.) Cleopatra VII (queen)
Issue Year 56 (or 53?)
Dating 49/48 BC (or 52/51)
Obverse inscription
Obverse design diademed bust of Cleopatra, right
Reverse inscription ΑΣΚΑΛΩΝΙΤΩΝ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, Ε/ΑΛ, L ΞΕ (to r.)
Reverse design eagle standing, left, on thunderbolt with palm over shoulder; to left, dove
Metal silver
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ IAA: 122226 Leon Levy Expedition to Ashkelon, Reg. No 55064: Israel Numismatic Research 5 (2010), pp. 67–98
2 2     IMJ: 15392 Cat. no. 95 and Pl. 20, 95
3 3     RBW Cat. no. 94 and Pl. 20, 94