RPC I, 1033


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume I
Number 1033
Province Cyrenaica and Crete
Region Crete
City Gortyn
Reign Claudius
Person (obv.) Claudius (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Antonia Minor ; Claudia Octavia
Dating c. AD 41–3
Obverse inscription ΤΙ ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟΣ ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙΚΟΣ
Obverse design bare head of Claudius, left
Reverse inscription ΚΛΑΥ ΟΚΤΑΙΑ ΚΛΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΑ
Reverse design jugate busts of Claudia Octavia and Antonia, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 16 mm
Axis 6
Reference Sv 27 corr.
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)
Note The correct interpretation of the types is due to lmhoof-Blumer, NZ 1915, 89; the Cameron specimen proves that he was right to identify Octavia.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 12
2 2     L: 1948,0606.1394 Cameron
3 3     NY: 1944.100.40873
4 4     ✸ Helios 5, 25 June 2010, lot 608