RPC I, 2425

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2425
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Aeolis
City Myrina
Reign Uncertain
Person (obv.) Tiberius Claudius Drusus
Dating about AD 20?
Obverse inscription ΤΙ ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟϹ ΔΡΟΥϹΟϹ
Obverse design bare head of Drusus, right
Reverse inscription ΜΥΡΙΝΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design laureate and draped bust of Apollo, right; before, lyre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 18 mm
Axis 1, 12
Specimens 9 (5 in the core collections)
Note On this series, see now D. L. Vagi, ‘Tiberius Claudius Drusus († AD 20), Son of Claudius and Urgulanilla’, AJN 22 (2010), pp. 81-92. The new specimens complete the obverse legend which is now read as TI KΛAΥΔIOC ΔΡOΥCOC and confirm the proposed reading in RPC.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     O
2 2     P: 386
3 3     NY: 2009.17.1
4 4     NY: 2010.53.1
5 5     NY: 2010.57.1
6 6     ✸ Künker 143, 6 Oct. 2008, lot 477
7 7     D. Kimel coll.
8 8     Münster: 734
9 9     Andrew P. Cairns coll.