RPC I, 1171a


Image of specimen #6


Coin type
Volume I
Number 1171a
Province Achaea
Region Corinthia
City Corinth
Reign Tiberius
Person (rev.) Caligula (Augustus) ; Tiberius Gemellus
Magistrate Lucius Arrius Peregrinus (duovir) ; Lucius Furius Labeo (duovir)
Dating AD 32–3 (?)
Obverse inscription COR
Obverse design Pegasus flying, right
Reverse inscription CAE GEM (or no legend)
Reverse design busts, face to face, of Caligula and Tiberius Gemellus (?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 15 mm
Axis 10
Reference BMC 508, Amandry XVI 64–5, p. 180
Specimens 6 (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 an earlier date for the issue, shortly before the death of Germanicus in AD 23.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 508
2 2     B: 857/1899
3 3 –5     see Amandry, 180
6 6     ✸ Roma Numismatics EA 109, 11 May 2023, lot 807