RPC I, 2268

 

Image of specimen #21

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2268
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Mysia
City Lampsacus
Reign Roman Republic
Person (obv.) G. Julius Caesar (dictator)
Magistrate L. Pontius (duovir) ; M. Turius (legate) ; Q. Lucretius (duovir)
Dating c. 45 BC(?)
Obverse inscription C G I L
Obverse design laureate head of Caesar, r.
Reverse inscription Q LVCRETI(O) L PONTI(O) IIVIR M TVRIO LEG
Reverse design priest ploughing with oxen, r.
Metal Leaded bronze
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 7.59 g
Axis 12
Reference FITA 246 (1)
Specimens 24
Die-links 4, 11, 13: same obv. die as 2269/6. 14: same obv. die as 2269/3–4.
Note Because of the state of preservation of the coins, it is usually impossible to tell whether the duoviral names end -I or -IO; -IO is clear, however, on 11 and 14.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1920,0302.14 (Froehner)
2     L: 1850,0808.25
3     G Hunter uncertain 60, pl. 102.26 = SNG Glasgow 1235
4     P: Parium 931 Wa 930
5     P: Parium 932 Wa 931
6     O
7     O
8     Mu: Parium 67
9     Mu: Parium 68
10     B: 18270429, 1900 Imhoof-Blumer MG 252, 126
11     B: 18270436, 1853 Rauch
12     JSW = CNG EA 188, 28 May 2008, lot 223
13     MMAG 52 (1975) lot 471 = MMAG 41 (1970) lot 366
14     C: 275/1948 (Grant) SNG 4187
15     RBW = Lanz 82, 24 Nov. 1997, lot 248
16     RBW = Hirsch 236, 23 Sept. 2004, lot 2123
17     Gorny & Mosch 147, 7 Mar. 2006, lot 1829
18     M&M GmbH 20, 10 Oct. 2006, lot 194
19     CNG EA 170, 8 Aug. 2007, lot 164
20     Roma Numismatics 4, 30 Sept. 2012, lot 1980
21     ✸ Pecunem Numismatik Naumann 43, 1 May 2016, lot 628
22     CGT coll.
23     CGT coll.
24     D. Kimel coll.