RPC I, 781

 

Image of specimen #19

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 781
Province Africa Proconsularis
Region Africa
City Hadrumetum
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Fabius Africanus (proconsul)
Magistrate Fabius Africanus (proconsul)
Dating 6-5 BC
Obverse inscription AFR FA MAX COS PROCOS VII VIR EPVLO
Obverse design bare head of Africanus, r.
Reverse inscription C LIVIN GALLVS Q ORO PR
Reverse design elephant crushing serpent, l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 6.51 g
Axis 1, 3, 6, 9, 11, 12
Reference Mu 37, FITA 139 (3), Alexandropoulos 92
Specimens 23
Note The legend correctly reads ...PROCOS VII VIR EPVLO (i.e. VIR was missed out), as noted by Lanz 94, 22 Nov. 1999, lot 126 = Peus 333, 6-11 May 1992, lot 680. The legend of 780 is, however, correctly given (no VIR).
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1939,0318.2
2     P: 115
3     P: 116
4     P
5     V: GR 26295
6     V: GR 26296
7     Cop SNG 66
8     Cop SNG 67
9     NY: 1944.100.79606
10     Trade
11     Crédit Suisse 3/1985, 479
12     Schulten 20–21/X/1988, 591
13     Lanz 94, 22 Nov. 1999, lot 126 = Peus 333, 6 May 1992, lot 680
14     CNG EA 65, 28 May 2003, lot 51
15     CNG MBS 69, 8 June 2005, lot 1309
16     CNG MBS 78, R. Prideaux coll., 14 May 2008, lot 1551
17     CNG EA 191, 9 July 2008, lot 165
18     CNG EA 331, 23 July 2014, lot 220
19     ✸ CNG 102, 18 May 2016, lot 772 = T. Cederlind 155, 24 June 2010, lot 164
20     CGT Coll. = Naumann 47, 9 Oct. 2016, lot 415
21     P. Villemur coll. = CNG EA 181, 6 Feb. 2008, lot 336
22     Aureo and Calico 340, 10 Dec. 2019, lot 2019
23     Nomos obolos 14, 15 Dec. 2019, lot 329