RPC I, 2269

 

Image of specimen #10

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2269
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Mysia
City Lampsacus
Reign Roman Republic
Person (obv.) G. Julius Caesar (dictator)
Magistrate L. Pontius (duovir) ; Q. Lucretius (duovir)
Dating c. 45 BC(?)
Obverse inscription C G I L
Obverse design laureate head of Caesar, r.
Reverse inscription Q LVCRETI(VS) L PONTI(VS) IIVIR COL DED PR
Reverse design priest ploughing with oxen, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 7.86 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference FITA 246 (2)
Specimens 10
Die-links 3–4: same obv. die as 2268/14. 6: same obv. die as 2268/4, 11, 13.
Note The reading L PONTIVS is clear only on 7, where LVCRETIVS has been restored by analogy. Three specimens are either of 2268 or 2269: Mu Parium 66, 7.36, V Parium 16310 (countermarked cornucopia between C C) and 16311 (countermarked with monogram of LAE(?)).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     V: Parium 16308
2     Mu: Parium 65
3     B: 18270435, 1900 Imhoof-Blumer FITA, pl. VIII.6
4     B: 18241692, 1900 Imhoof-Blumer
5     P: 926
6     P. Villemur coll. = Kunst und Münzen 1982 = Ball VIII, 5.12.1932, lot 2027 = CNG Triton XI, 8 Jan. 2008, lot 470
7     RW
8     Schw. Kredit. 1 (1983) lot 247
9     Lanz 88 (Benz), 23 Nov. 1998, lot 792
10     ✸ Agora 100, 4 May 2021, lot 79