RPC II, 2215


Image of specimen #6


Coin type
Volume II
Number 2215
Province Judaea
Region Judaea
City Ascalon
Reign Domitian
Person (obv.) Domitian (Augustus)
Issue Year 190
Dating AD 86/7
Obverse inscription [ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ]
Obverse design laureate head of Domitian, r.
Reverse inscription ΑΣΚΑΛΩ, ϘΡ/Α
Reverse design Tyche standing, l., on prow with standard and aphlaston; in l. field incense altar; in r. field dove standing l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 12.13 g
Axis 12
Specimens 6
Note According to M. Robinson, all these coins are dated year 190, not 191, and written QP/A, 190 first half. On coins 1 and 5 there is plenty of space for three letters if they had needed them. 190/A would then follow on immediately from the previous issue of 189/B.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1920,0518.1
2     P: 107
3     NY: 1944.100.63214 SNG 699
4     Schulten, 22 Apr. 1985, lot 396
5     Sofaer 84 (ex Rosenberger 117)
6     ✸ Markov The New York Sale XLII, 9 Jan. 2018, lot 328 (ex Ira and Larry Goldberg Coins and Collectibles 98, 6 June 2017, lot 1715)