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, right
Reverse inscription ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ ΤΕΤΡΑΡΧΟΥ, LΛΓ (in field)
Reverse design temple with four columns
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 18 mm
Reference Meshorer 10
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)
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 Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 116
2 2     B: Löbb.
3 3     Meshorer
4 4     IMJ Sofaer 139