RPC I, 1002

 

Image of specimen #31

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 1002
Province Cyrenaica and Crete
Region Crete
City Cnossus
Reign Claudius
Person (obv.) Claudius (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Messallina
Magistrate Capito (duovir) ; Cytherus (duovir)
Dating before AD 48
Obverse inscription TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS
Obverse design bare head of Claudius, l.
Reverse inscription VALERIA MESSALINA CYTHERO CAPITO[NE]
Reverse design bare head of Messalina, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Average weight 5.21 g
Axis 6, 7
Reference Sv 212 corr.
Specimens 33
Note Both the G coin and RPC I pl. 56 have rev. with draped bust of Messalina rather than bare head.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1926,0116.138 Seager
2     L: 1927,0310.49 Seager
3     L: G 686
4     P: 763
5     P: 764
6     P: 766
7     P: 767
8     P: 767a
9     V: GR 13537
10     V: GR 13538
11     V: GR 13540
12     B: 18238099, 5422
13     B: 875/1899
14     Mu
15     O
16     O
17     O
18     O
19     NY
20     St Petersburg: 9005
21     Zurich ZB 461
22     Karlsruhe
23     Karlsruhe
24     G Hunter 40 = SNG 326
25     Glendining Lockett 12, 21–23/IX/1961, 3041
26     C. Crippa II/1965, 456
27     MM list 325/1971, 5
28     Leu 10/1974, 67 = ex MM VIII/1949, 894
29     Hirsch 118/1979, 765
30     Brikler and Waddell II/1980, 308
31     ✸ Niggeler 2/1966, lot 577 = ex Naville XI/1925, Levis coll., lot 356 = Numismatica Genevensis 7, 27 Nov. 2012, lot 337
32     Mazzini coll., pl. XLII, 1
33     Coll. A = ex Leu 13/1975, 399