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 copper-based alloy
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