RPC I, 1742

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 1742
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Sestus
Reign Caligula
Person (obv.) Caligula (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΓΑΙΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ
Obverse design bare head of Caligula, right
Reverse inscription ϹΗϹΤΙΩΝ
Reverse design lyre
Metal leaded bronze
Average diameter 18 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 9 (3 in the core collections)
Note Cop 945 is described as a coin of Caligula (' ...ΟϹ'), but is in fact of Trajan, as the letter form W and the shape of the lyre show.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 14
2 2     V: GR 9187
3 3     Lischine 1198
4 4     L: 1991,0130.101
5 5     Gorny & Mosch EA 274, 20 Nov. 2020, lot 2501 (ex M&M Deutschland 15, Righetti coll., 21. Oct. 2004, lot 196) = Gorny & Mosch EA 274, 20 Nov. 2020, lot 2501
6 6     ✸ Naumann 79, 7 July 2019, lot 297
7 7     Kölner Münzkabinett 111, 4 May 2019, lot 92
8 8     CGT coll. = Roma Numismatics E-Sale 23, 9 Jan. 2016, lot 275
9 9     D. Lowe coll.