RPC I, 869

 

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Coin type
Volume I
Number 869
Province Mauretania
Region Africa
City Babba
Reign Augustus
Magistrate C Mar Ambatus (praefectus) ; A Te Tiro (aedile) ; Ax Vac (aedile)
Dating c. 19 BC (?)
Obverse inscription C M AMBATVS PRAEF ITER IVLIA
Obverse design head of Bacchus, r.
Reverse inscription VAC AX A TE TIRO AED?
Reverse design female head (Ceres?), r.: in field, ear of grain, l. and r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 10.06 g
Axis 1, 2, 6, 12
Reference FITA 182–4, RN 1984, 88–94, pl. VIII, Alexandropoulos 177
Specimens 7 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 1886/999
2     Cop SNG 752 = FITA, pl. VI, 14
3     Formerly coll. de Guadán = NUMISMA 19, 1969, 9
4     J. Hirsch 15/1906, lot 39
5     Madrid: uncertain
6     CNG EA 318, 15 Jan. 2014, lot 500
7     CNG EA 359, 9 Sept. 2015, lot 321
8     Roma Numismatics EA 104, 15 Dec. 2022, lot 41