RPC I, 4883

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4883
Province Syria
Region Judaea
City Ascalon
Reign Caligula
Person (obv.) Caligula (Augustus)
Issue Year 143
Dating AD 39/40
Obverse inscription ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ
Obverse design laureate head of Caligula, l.
Reverse inscription ΑΣΚΑΛΩ, ΓΜΡ (to r.)
Reverse design Tyche-Astarte standing, l., on prow holding sceptre and aplustre; to l., altar; to r. dove
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 12.39 g
Axis 12
Reference BMC 82
Specimens 8 (2 in the core collections)
Note The date is clear on specimens 2 and 5.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 82
2     P: 86
3     Rosenberger 88
4     Rosenberger 91
5     Niggeler 685
6     ✸ IMJ Sofaer 59
7     IMJ Sofaer 60
8     IMJ Sofaer 61