RPC I, 1027

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 1027
Province Cyrenaica and Crete
Region Crete
City Lyttos
Reign Caligula
Person (obv.) Caligula (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Germanicus
Magistrate Augurinus (without title)
Obverse inscription ΓΑΙΟΝ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΑ ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙΚΟΝ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΝ
Obverse design laureate head of Caligula, r.
Reverse inscription ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙΚΟΝ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΑ ΕΠΙ ΑΥΓΟΥ, ΧΡ, ΛΥΤ (behind)
Reverse design laureate head of Germanicus, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Average weight 6.26 g
Axis 6
Specimens 6
Note The meaning of the chi-rho monogram is obscure:perhaps Chersonesos?

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1844,0405.1171a
2     L: 1920,0805.1554 Fox
3     L: 1926,0116.557 Seager
4     L: 1947,0606.608 Cameron = NC 1949, pl. VII, 72
5     B: 12634
6     ✸ CNG EA 195, 10 Sept. 2008, lot 137