RPC I, 4876A


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4876A
Province Syria
Region Judaea
City Ascalon
Reign Uncertain
Issue Reign of Augustus (?)
Obverse inscription
Obverse design male head, r.
Reverse inscription ΑΡ
Reverse design crescent and star
Metal Æ
Average diameter 13 mm
Average weight 2.15 g
Axis 12
Specimens 6
Note Attribution not certain. The attribution to Ascalon was made when /1 was thought to have the reading ΑΣ. However, it is now clear that the correct reading is ΑΡ, so there is no basis for an attribution to Ascalon. Perhaps Aradus?
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1914,0806.7
2     P: Perga 299 Wa 3338
3     Leu EA 9, 7 Sept. 2019, lot 921
4     ✸ CNG MBS 78, 14 May 2008, lot 1396
5     CGT coll.
6     Savoca 111 Blue, 28-29 Aug. 2021, lot 1306