RPC I, 4987

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4987
Province Syria
Region Samaria
City Caesarea Maritima
Reign Agrippa I
Person (obv.) Agrippa II (king)
Issue Year 8
Dating AD 43/4
Obverse inscription ΑΓΡΙΠΠΟΥ ΥΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ
Obverse design bare head of Agrippa II, left
Reverse inscription
Reverse design anchor
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 17 mm
Axis 12
Reference Meshorer (Agrippa II) 4, Burnett, Agrippa (2014) 4987
Specimens 7 (1 in the core collections)
Note For the correct date, see R.Deutsch, INJ 9 (1986-7), pp. 36-7. The rev. type presumably is a reference to Caesarea Maritima, as on 4985-6 (the Tyche of Caesarea).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: Löbb.
2 2     Meshorer 4
3 3     Leu AG (1991-2007) 86, 5 May 2003, lot 499
4 4     CNG EA 273, 8 Feb. 2012, lot 199
5 5     Heritage 3003, 9 Mar. 2012, lot 20143 = Heritage 3018, 5 Sept. 2012, lot 20080
6 6     ✸ CNG Keystone 9, 18 Jan. 2023, lot 168 (Hendin 6277: this coin illustrated)
7 7     CNG 126, 28 May 2024, lot 494