RPC I, 4882

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4882
Province Syria
Region Judaea
City Ascalon
Reign Caligula
Person (obv.) Caligula (Augustus)
Issue Year 142
Dating AD 38/9
Obverse inscription ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ
Obverse design laureate head of Caligula, left
Reverse inscription ΑΣΚΑΛΩ, ΒΜΡ (to r.)
Reverse design Tyche-Astarte standing, left, on prow holding sceptre and aplustre; to left, altar; to right dove
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 81
Specimens 6 (5 in the core collections)
Note See also 4884, for a possible small denomination of Caligula.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 81
2 2     ✸ P: 85
3 3     NY: 1944.100.63191 SNG 671
4 4     B: 17760
5 5     B: 28632/8
6 6     Rosenberger 90