RPC II, 2240A


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume II
Number 2240A
Province Judaea
Region Syria
City Gaba
Reign Uncertain
Obverse inscription ΓΑΒΑΣ
Obverse design in wreath
Reverse inscription
Reverse design temple with four columns
Metal Æ
Average diameter 14 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 7 (0 in the core collections)
Note Formerly attributed to Agrippa I: RPC I, 4980 (= https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/26604). For the new attribution, see  D. B. Hendin and R. Bachar, ‘A So-Called Agrippa I Coin Reattributed to Gaba’, INR 11 (2016),pp. 119-26, suggesting a date in the late first century AD.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Private coll. = J. Maltiel-Gerstenfeld, New Catalogue of Ancient Jewish Coins, no. 137 = Hendin and Bachar 1a
2 2    
3 3     Hendin and Bachar 1c
4 4 –6     three more coins mentioned by Hendin and Bachar, p. 120
7 7     Heritage Long Beach Signature Sale 3042, 17 Sept. 2015, lot 29146