RPC I, 642

 

Image of specimen #39

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 642
Province Sicily
Region Sicily
City Panormus
Reign Tiberius
Person (obv.) Tiberius (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Livia (Augusta)
Issue Tiberius (?) and Livia(?)
Obverse inscription PANORMITANORVM
Obverse design bare head of Tiberius, r.
Reverse inscription AVGVS
Reverse design veiled female head of Livia, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 2, 6, 11, 12
Reference Holm 743, Gabrici 325–31, BMC 44, Grant APT no. 13, Cop 562
Specimens 39 (10 in the core collections)
Note See S. Frey-Kupper, ‘Germanicus und Drusus auf einer Münze von Panormos’, Schweizer Münzblätter 164 (1991), pp. 90-95, on RPC I, 5452 and its dating to AD 14-19. She interprets this coins as a half denomination corresponding to RPC 642-3, which can therefore be safely identified as Tiberius and Livia. -- See Martini, Sicilia nos. 326-94, with more countermarks. -- On coin 32, the two ears of corn are clear on ‘Livia/Demeter’ head on the reverse.Reverse legend upwards l. or r.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 44
2 2     O AMC 1088
3 3     NY: 1944.100.10092 SNG 572
4 4     V: GR 6720
5 5     V: GR 6721
6 6     Cop SNG 562
7 7     Cop SNG 563
8 8     Palermo = Gabrici 235
9 9     Palermo = Gabrici 236
10 10     Palermo = Gabrici 236
11 11     Palermo = Gabrici 236
12 12     Palermo = Gabrici 236
13 13     Palermo = Gabrici 236
14 14     Palermo = Gabrici 236
15 15     JWS
16 16     Virzi 1338
17 17     Mini 27
18 18     P: 1002
19 19     P: 1003
20 20     Cop SNG 560
23 23     N: 4754
24 24     N: 4755
25 25     Calciati 37
26 26     Calciati 37
27 27     Mini 27
28 28     PV
29 29     Bern: R4984
30 30     Winterthur GrMW 827
31 31     Winterthur GrMW 828
32 32     Art Coins Roma 8, 3 Feb. 2004, lot 467
33 33     CGT coll. = Naville Numismatic 21, 20 March 2016, lot 129
34 34     CGT coll. = Savoca EMAX Auction 6, 27 Dec. 2015, lot 322
35 35     Bertolami Fine Arts EA 77, 1 Dec. 2019, lot 1076
36 36     CGT coll. = Naville Numismatic 14, 12 April 2015, lot 141
37 37     CGT coll.
38 38     CGT coll. = Roma Numismatics EAuction 3, 30 Nov. 2013, lot 326
39 39     ✸ Nomisma EA 22, 29 Apr. 2021, lot 74
40 40     Naville Numismatics 14, 22 April 2015, lot 141
41 41     Bertolami Fine Arts - ACR Auctions EA 32, 11 Jan 2016, lot 214