RPC I, 4949


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4949
Province Judaea
Region Syria
City Caesarea Paneas
Reign Tiberius
Person (obv.) Livia (Augusta)
Issue Year 34
Dating AD 30/1
Obverse inscription ΙΟΥΛΙΑ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΗ
Obverse design draped bust of Livia, r.
Reverse inscription ΚΑΡΠΟΦΟΡΟΣ, LΛΔ (in field)
Reverse design hand holding three ears of corn
Metal Æ
Average diameter 15 mm
Average weight 3.67 g
Axis 12
Reference Meshorer 278, no.1
Specimens 7 (3 in the core collections)
Note The epithet on the rev. would be suitable for Livia, butthe type seems to refer to Paneas (see RPC I, 4975, 4992). J. Maltiel-Gerstenfeld,New Catalogue of Ancient Jewish Coins, no. 132, reads another piece as 'year37', but this is not clear from the illustration.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 653
2     P: 654
3     V: GR 29219
4     Meshorer 278, no. 1
5     ✸ IMJ Sofaer 141
6     IMJ Sofaer 142
7     CNG EA 481, 2 Dec. 2020, lot 255