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 ; Octavia
Dating c.AD 41-3
Obverse inscription ΤΙ ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟΣ ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙΚΟΣ
Obverse design bare head of Claudius, l.
Reverse inscription ΚΛΑΥ ΟΚΤΑΙΑ ΚΛΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΑ
Reverse design jugate busts of Octavia and Antonia
Metal Æ
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 Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 12
2     L: 1948,0606.1394 Cameron
3     NY: 1944.100.40873
4     ✸ Helios 5, 25 June 2010, lot 608