RPC II, 1973

 

Image of specimen #51

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 1973
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Issue Tetradrachms: group 8, year 4
Dating AD 71/2
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΩΡ ΟΥƐϹ-ΠΑϹΙΑΝΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, l
Reverse inscription ΕΤΟΥϹ ΝƐΟΥ ΙƐΡΟΥ Δ
Reverse design eagle, l., standing on garlanded altar, head r., caduceus in beak, palm l.
Metal Silver
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 14.40 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Wruck 88, McAlee 39
Specimens 52 (11 in the core collections)
Die-links 1, 3, 12, 15–16, 22–4, 28, 36, 42, 48: same obv. die. 2, 7–8, 13, 17, 21, 25–7, 29–30, 39, 45–6: same obv. die. 4–5, 9, 14, 18–19, 31, 35, 37–8, 41, 43, 47, 49: same obv. die. 6, 20, 33–4, 40, 44: same obv. die.
Note 49 coins, 5 obv. dies

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 289
2     P: 290
3     P: Gaudin
4     O
5     C: Corpus Christi
6     C McClean 9382, pl. 345, 6
7     G Hunter III, p. 159, no. 134
8     B: Löbb
9     B: I-B
10     V: GR 21206
11     V: GR 37584
12     Oslo
13     Ba
14     Ba
15     Tel Aviv: Kadman
16     J-SBF
17     J-MJA
18     Tiberias hoard 29
19     Tiberias hoard 29
20     Tiberias hoard 29
21     Tiberias hoard 29
22     MM FPL 212, June 1971, lot 26
23     Schøyen VES 119
24     Schøyen VES 139
25     Schøyen VES 178
26     Schøyen VES 206
27     Schøyen VES 207
28     Schøyen VES 232
29     Schøyen VES 240
30     Schøyen VES 266
31     Schøyen VES 320
32     Schøyen VES 322
33     Schøyen VES 348
34     Schøyen VES 355
35     Schøyen VES 373 (MM FPL 537, Oct. 1990, lot 160)
36     Schøyen VES 394 (MM FPL 546, Aug. 1991, lot 201)
37     Schøyen VES 415
38     Schøyen VES 435 (Hirsch 176, 1992, lot 556)
39     Schøyen VES 437 (MM FPL 546, Aug. 1991, lot 201)
40     Schøyen VES 474
41     Schøyen VES 475
42     Schøyen VES 476
43     Schøyen VES 477
44     Schøyen VES 478
45     Schøyen VES 479
46     Schøyen VES 508 ('Deir Samit' hoard 1995)
47     Schøyen VES 509 ('Deir Samit' hoard 1993)
48     Schøyen VES 579 (Nazareth area hoard 1995, 16/51)
49     Schøyen VES 580 (Nazareth area hoard 1995, 17/51)
50     Ronde coll.
51     ✸ CNG EA 437, 6 Feb. 2019, lot 341 (ex M. Prieur coll. ex MM FPL Feb. 1982, lot 31)
52     A. Tricarico Coll.