RPC I, 2472

 

Image of specimen #62

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2472
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Caligula
Person (obv.) Caligula (Augustus)
Magistrate Aviola (proconsul) ; Menophanes (without title)
Dating c.AD 37/8
Obverse inscription ΓΑΙΟΝ ΚΑΙϹΑΡΑ ΓƐΡΜΑΝΙΚΟΝ ƐΠΙ ΑΟΥΙΟΛΑ
Obverse design laureate head of Caligula, r.
Reverse inscription ΔΡΟΥϹΙΛΛΑΝ ΖΜΥΡΝΑΙΩΝ ΜΗΝΟΦΑΝΗϹ
Reverse design Drusilla as Persephone, seated l., holding poppies and ears of corn, and sceptre
Metal Brass
Average diameter 21 mm
Average weight 4.76 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Klose XXVIII
Specimens 62
Note 7 obv. and 34 rev. dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     NY: 1944.100.47021
2     L BMC 272
3 –58     see Klose
59     B: Aezabu (Fox)
60     C 1986 acquisition
61     Leeds-UL: 736
62     ✸ Künker 193, 26 Sept. 2011, lot 556