RPC II, 2093

 

Image of specimen #18

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 2093
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Gadara
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Issue Year 135
Dating AD 71/2
Obverse inscription ΟΥƐϹΠΑϹΙΑΝΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription ΓΑΔΑΡΑ
Reverse design turreted Tyche standing, l., wearing long chiton and peplos, holding wreath in extended r. hand and cornucopia in l. hand; in l. field, L ΕΛΡ
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 10.38 g
Axis 12
Reference Spijkerman 26, Rosenberger 31–2
Specimens 26
Note Coins 17–19 are countermarked on the obv. with a circular countermark = GIC 206, a Tyche? head, r. or a male head. The three look different.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: Löbb
2     B: Löbb
3     L: 1908,0110.2447
4     P: 285
5     J-SBF Spijkerman, pl. 27, 26
6     J-SBF
7     J-SBF Spijkerman, pl. 27, 26a
8     Rosenberger coll. = Rosenberger, Eastern Palestine, p. 40, no. 31
9     Rosenberger coll. = Rosenberger, Eastern Palestine, p. 40, no. 32
10     Private coll. = Eastern Palestine, p. 40, no. 31
11     Private coll. = Eastern Palestine, p. 40, no. 32
12     Jerusalem, French Biblical and Archaeological School = Revue Biblique 65, 1958, p. 583, no. 90
13     NY: 1953.171.1607 SNG 1300
14     NY: 1944.100.69343 SNG 1301
15     Schøyen VES 231
16     Schøyen VES 419
17     CNG EA 354, 1 July 2015, lot 399
18     ✸ Agora Sale 48, 12 Jan. 2016, lot 9611.55
19     Nomos AG Obolos 8, 2 Dec. 2017, lot 436
20     A. Tricarico coll.
21     Münster: 1498
22     Münster: 1497
23     IMJ Sofaer 24
24     IMJ Sofaer 25
25     CGT coll.
26     A. Tricarico coll.