RPC I, 5439

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 5439
Province Uncertain
Region Uncertain
City Uncertain
Reign Tiberius
Person (obv.) Tiberius (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Augustus (Divus)
Obverse inscription TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVG PONT MAX
Obverse design bare head of Tiberius, l.
Reverse inscription DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER PATRIAE
Reverse design radiate head of Divus Augustus, l.; above, star
Metal Copper
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 9.73 g
Axis 12
Reference RIC I (2nd ed.) 93; BSFN 1988/3, 326
External URI(s) http://numismatics.org/ocre/id/ric.1(2).tib.93
Specimens 3
Note The description in RIC is based on the cast specimen in L. But the existence of this series of asses is attested by at least two coins which seem perfectly genuine. Grant, RAI, p. 42, suggested a Balkan mint, but this is highly hypothetical.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Leu 28, 5-6 May 1981, lot 371
2     Rome F. Gnecchi, RIN 1907, p. 167, no. 1, pl. 9, 1
3     L: R 6429