RPC I, 861A

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 861A
Province Mauretania
Region Africa
City Tingi
Reign Roman Republic
Magistrate Maior (duovir) ; Simint[ ] (duovir)
Dating 33-27 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design head of Baal-Melqart or Ocean, r.; behind, sceptre
Reverse inscription TING MAIOR SIMINT II VIR
Reverse design ear of corn
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Average weight 5.85 g
Axis 8
Specimens 1
Note A new denomination, probably a half, with the names of the duovirs Maior and Simint[], who struck RPC 861. See P. Villemur, Une monnaie inédite à légende latine de Iulia Tingi en Maurétanie, BSFN 70, 5, Mai 2015, pp. 116-21.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ NY: 2018.26.1 CNG EA 343, 28 Jan. 2015, lot 371