RPC I, 4878A


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4878A
Province Syria
Region Judaea
City Ascalon
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Augustus
Issue year 111
Dating AD 7/8
Obverse inscription ΣΕΒ[ ]ΤΟ
Obverse design laureate head of Augustus, right
Reverse inscription ΑϹΚΑΛΩ LΑΙΡ(?)
Reverse design Tyche-Astarte standing, left, on prow holding sceptre and aplustre; to left, dove
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note Confirmation required. The inscriptions and descriptions are given following Reichardt; they cannot be read on the Rosenberger coin, but the CGT coin (4878B) seems similar, on the reverse.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Reichardt Collection NC 1862, p. 117, no. 60 = de Saulcy p. 191, no. 17
2 2     ✸ Rosenberger III, p. 75, no. 16