RPC I, 4947

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4947
Province Judaea
Region Syria
City Caesarea Paneas
Reign Tiberius
Person (obv.) Tiberius (Augustus)
Issue Year 33
Dating AD 29/30
Obverse inscription ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΥ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΟΣ
Obverse design bare or laureate head of Tiberius, r.
Reverse inscription ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ ΤΕΤΡΑΡΧΟΥ, LΛΓ (in field)
Reverse design temple with four columns
Metal Æ
Average diameter 18 mm
Average weight 7.29 g
Reference Meshorer 10
Specimens 4
Note The style of this varietywithout a laurel branch seems rather different from RPC I, 4946, and to break thestylistic sequence from year 30 to 37; the explanation for this is not clear(different mint? imitation?).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 116
2     B: Löbb
3     Meshorer
4     IMJ Sofaer 139