RPC I, 798

 

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Coin type
Volume I
Number 798
Province Africa Proconsularis
Region Africa
City Achulla
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Augustus (—) ; Gaius (Caesar) ; Lucius (Caesar)
Person (rev.) Publius Quinctilius Varus (proconsul)
Magistrate P. Quinctilius Varus (proconsul)
Dating 8/7 BC
Obverse inscription AVG PONT MAX; C L (in field under Augustus's head)
Obverse design bare head of Augustus, l.; in front, bare head of Gaius, r; behind, bare head of Lucius, l.
Reverse inscription P QVINCTILI VARI ACHVLLA
Reverse design bare head of Varus, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Average weight 13.61 g
Axis 3, 6, 11, 12
Reference Mu 7–8, FITA 230 (1), Alexandropoulos 59
Specimens 22
Note See now M. Amandry ‘Notes de Numismatique Africaine, VI. 8.Achulla’, RN 1992, pp. 46-53.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 98 FITA, pl. VII.31; obv.
2     P: 99 FITA, pl. VII.30; rev.
3     P: 100
4     P D'Ailly 17444
5     L: G 315
6     B: 18200214, I-B
7     B: 18205048, 485/1891
8     Cop SNG 51
9     G Hunter III, pl. XCIII, 7
10     G Hunter III, pl. XCIII, 7
11     Stockholm
12     Stockholm
13     ✸ Roettger coll. = CNG Triton XI, 8 Jan. 2008, lot 553 (Villemur coll.)
14     Mainz RGZM = F. J. Hassel, 'Zur Münze des Varus im RGZM', Jahrbuch des Römisch-Germanischen Zantralmuseums Mainz 20, 1973, 191–2, taf. 55 = ex MM 41/1970, 619
15     V. Zedelius, 'P. Quintilius Varus in Achulla', Bonner Jahrbucher 183, 1983, 469–74, taf. 1, 2
16     Private coll. Köln = Hassel, loc. cit., taf. 55, 2
17     B: 18205050, 294/1889
18     C. Roettger coll. = Künker 257, 10 Oct. 2014, lot 8876
19     C. Roettger coll. = Gorny & Mosch 244, 6 Mar. 2017, lot 417
20     C. Roettger coll. = Roma Numismatics EA 38, 29 July 2017, lot 327
21     CNG 106, 13 Sept. 2017, lot 632
22     CNG EA 416, 14 Mar. 2018, lot 394