RPC I, 4893


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4893
Province Syria
Region Judaea
City Ascalon
Reign Uncertain
Person (obv.) Uncertain
Issue Uncertain emperor: Claudius or Nero
Obverse inscription Σ Ε
Obverse design laureate head, l.; to r., altar
Reverse inscription Α Σ
Reverse design Phanebal, standing facing, holding harpa and shield with palm
Metal Æ
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 6.50 g
Axis 12
Reference BMC 101
Specimens 8
Note The altar on the obv. makes it unlikely that the coin was made before Nero: perhaps it is the smaller denomination corresponding to the larger coins of year 162.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L BMC 102
2     L BMC 101
3     L BMC 103
4     O
5     B
6     C: Leake
7     Beirut-AUB Baramki 56
8     Beirut-AUB Baramki 57