RPC I, 802A

 

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Coin type
Volume I
Number 802A
Province Africa Proconsularis
Region Africa
City Cercina
Reign Augustus
Person (rev.) Augustus (—)
Magistrate L. Volusius Saturninus (proconsul)
Dating 7/6 BC
Obverse inscription PERM L VOLV[ ]OCOS CER
Obverse design draped bust of Perseus, with harpa, l.
Reverse inscription IMP CAESAR DIVI F AVGVST
Reverse design bare head of Augustus, r.; in front, lituus
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 10.79 g
Axis 6
Reference RPC I, 5473 corr., Alexandropoulos —
Specimens 2
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 Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Private coll.
2     Kovacs coll.