RPC I, 802A


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 802A
Province Africa Proconsularis
Region Africa
City Cercina
Reign Augustus
Person (rev.) Augustus
Magistrate Lucius Volusius Saturninus (proconsul)
Dating 7/6 BC
Obverse inscription PERM L VOLV[ ]OCOS CER
Obverse design draped bust of Perseus, with harpa, left
Reverse inscription IMP CAESAR DIVI F AVGVST
Reverse design bare head of Augustus, right; in front, lituus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6
Reference RPC I, 5473 corr., Alexandropoulos —
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note A lower denomination of 802 struck in the name of L. Volusius Saturninus, proconsul in 7-6 BC. The choice of the obv. design is puzzling.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Private coll.
2 2     Kovacs coll.