RPC I, 2075

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2075
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicomedia
Reign Claudius
Person (obv.) Britannicus (Caesar)
Magistrate C. Cadius Rufus (proconsul)
Dating c. 47/8
Obverse inscription ΒΡΕΤΑΝΝΙΚΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΥ ΥΙΟΣ
Obverse design draped bust of Britannicus, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ Γ ΚΑΔΙΟΥ ΡΟΥΦΟΥ ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤΟΥ ΠΑΤΡ, ΓΕΥΔΟΣ
Reverse design capricorn on arch enclosing inscription
Metal Æ
Average diameter 20 mm
Average weight 5.01 g
Axis 12
Reference Rec Commune Bithyniae 6
Specimens 1
Note For attribution, see introduction. If the coin is correctly attributed to Nicomedia, one may surmise that Geudos is the name of a river near Nicomedia, and that the type refers to the construction of a bridge or aqueduct, perhaps by Cadius Rufus.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ B: I-B MG 240, 62 'Nicaea' = Rec, pl. XXXV.4