RPC I, 779

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 779
Province Africa Proconsularis
Region Africa
City Hadrumetum
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Augustus
Person (rev.) Gaius (Caesar) ; Lucius (Caesar)
Magistrate Fabius Africanus (proconsul)
Dating 6–5 BC
Obverse inscription CAESAR AVGVSTVS
Obverse design bare head of Augustus, right
Reverse inscription L CAESAR AVGVST F C CAESAR AVGVST F
Reverse design bare heads of Gaius and Lucius Caesar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 1, 5, 6
Reference Mu 38, FITA 139 (2), RN 1986, 75–6, Alexandropoulos 90
Specimens 7 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: K 3250 RN 1986, pl. V, d
2 2     P: 1985/897
3 3     Amsterdam: GR-10223 Grant, RIM, pl. 7, 4
4 4     NY: 1978.116.1 ANS Annual Report 1978, 14, no. 6 = ex Kunst und Müzen 15, 1975, lot 522
5 5     CNG Triton XI, P. Villemur coll. 8 Jan. 2008, lot 559 (ex Stack's, Knobloch coll., 11 June 1970, lot 606)
6 6     ✸ CNG MBS 78, R. Prideaux Debuisson coll., 14 May 2008, lot 1550
7 7     NY: 1980.23.13