RPC I, 1171

 

Image of specimen #10

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 1171
Province Achaea
Region Corinthia
City Corinth
Reign Tiberius
Person (rev.) Caligula (Augustus) ; Tiberius Gemellus
Magistrate L Arrius Peregrinus (duovir) ; L Furius Labeo (duovir)
Dating AD 32-3 (?)
Obverse inscription COR
Obverse design Pegasus flying, r. or l.
Reverse inscription no legend or CAE GEM
Reverse design busts, face to face, of Caligula and Tiberius Gemellus (?)
Metal Æ
Average diameter 17 mm
Average weight 3.21 g
Reference BMC 508, Amandry XVI 64–6, p. 180
Specimens 10 (2 in the core collections)
Note The heads on the rev. are identified as Germanicus and Tiberius'Gemellus' by C.J. Howgego, NC, 1989, pp. 202-3. This would imply anearlier date for the issue, shortly before the death of Germanicus in AD 23.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 508
2     B: 857/1899
3 –9     see Amandry, 180
10     ✸ Lanz 105, BCD coll., 26 Nov. 2001, lot 401