RPC II, 1970

 

Image of specimen #71

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 1970
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Issue Tetradrachms: group 7, year 1
Dating AD 69
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΩΡ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΟϹ ΟΥƐϹΠΑϹΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΤΟΥϹ ΝƐΟΥ ΙƐΡΟΥ Α
Reverse design eagle with wreath in beak on a club to l.; in l. field, palm branch
Metal Silver
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 14.13 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Wruck 74 and 72, McAlee 35–6
Specimens 71
Note 68 coins, 15 obv. dies, 1 shared with 1971. Same obv. dies: Engraver A ('MAster'): 4, 12, 28, 32 and 60; 10, 27, 31 and 53; 16, 52 and 61; 21, 33, 41 and 45; 23 (shared with 1971/18, 31-2, 53, 57, 73-4, 77 and 84). Engraver B (Anonymous): 1-2, 7-8, 11, 15, 21, 24, 26, 29-30, 42, 49, 50-1, 58 and 67; 3, 13, 18-9 and 63; 5-6, 9, 14, 17 and 26; 22, 39 and 55; 35, 56 and 66; 38, 40, 46, 54, 59 and 64; 44, 47, 48, 62 and 65. Single obv. dies: 36; 57 (Engraver B).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1907,0505.1
2     L: 1930,0812.28
3     P: 273
4     B: Gansauge
5     B: Löbb
6     B: Fox
7     NY
8     NY
9     NY
10     J-R
11     J-R
12     J-R
13     Tiberias hoard 18
14     Tiberias hoard 32
15     Tiberias hoard 32
16     Prieur coll. = CNG EA 437, 6 Feb. 2019, lot 338 (ex Giessener Münzhandlung 42, 11 Oct. 1988, lot 412)
17     Spaer coll.
18     Spaer coll.
19     Trade Baldwin 1977
20     Trade Baldwin 1977
21     MM FPL 312, May 1970, lot 43
22     Better, Israel, Aug. 1973, lot 381
23     Schulman 254, 1971, lot 4268
24     Schøyen VES 85 (West Bank hoard 1976 1/21)
25     Schøyen VES 86 (West Bank hoard 1976 2/21)
26     Schøyen VES 98 (West Bank hoard 1976 14/21)
27     Schøyen VES 159
28     Schøyen VES 165 (ex Numismatica XVII, 1977, lot 98)
29     Schøyen VES 208
30     Schøyen VES 209
31     Schøyen VES 213
32     Schøyen VES 233 (ex Superior, 12–15 June 1978, lot 2732)
33     Schøyen VES 253
34     Schøyen VES 258 (ex Knopek, 11–12, May 1979, lot 1432)
35     Schøyen VES 268
36     Schøyen VES 280
37     Schøyen VES 301
38     Schøyen VES 321
39     Schøyen VES 345 (ex Muünz Zentrum 63, 1988, lot 1423)
40     Schøyen VES 379
41     Schøyen VES 392 (ex MM FPL 546, Aug. 1991, lot 199)
42     Schøyen VES 403
43     Schøyen VES 410
44     Schøyen VES 430
45     Schøyen VES 434 (ex Hirsch 176, 1992, lot 555)
46     Schøyen VES 440
47     Schøyen VES 447
48     Schøyen VES 460
49     Schøyen VES 461
50     Schøyen VES 462
51     Schøyen VES 463
52     Schøyen VES 464
53     Schøyen VES 465
54     Schøyen VES 468
55     Schøyen VES 469
56     Schøyen VES 472
57     Schøyen VES 520 (Bethlehem hoard 1993 5/9)
58     Schøyen VES 542 (Hebron hoard 1993 52/65)
59     Schøyen VES 547 (Hebron hoard 1993 57/65)
60     Schøyen VES 581 (Nazareth area hoard 1995 18/51)
61     Schøyen VES 582 (Nazareth area hoard 1995 19/51)
62     Schøyen VES 583 (Nazareth area hoard 1995 20/51)
63     Schøyen VES 587 (Nazareth area hoard 1995 24/51)
64     Schøyen VES 588 (Nazareth area hoard 1995 25/51)
65     Schøyen VES 590 (Nazareth area hoard 1995 27/51)
66     Schøyen VES 594 (ex Lanz 72, 1995, lot 552)
67     Schøyen VES 596 (ex MM 81, 1995, lot 751)
68     Schøyen VES 598
69     Gorny & Mosch 126, 14 Oct. 2003, lot 2078
70     A. Tricarico Coll. (ex Roma Numismatics E-Sale 43, 3 Feb. 2018, lot 343
71     ✸ Roma Numismatics EA 43, 3 Feb. 2018, lot 343