RPC I, 2474

 

Image of specimen #31

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2474
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
Obverse design radiate head of Caligula, r.; behind, star
Reverse inscription ΖΜΥΡΝΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design crab
Metal Brass
Average diameter 15 mm
Average weight 2.26 g
Axis 12
Reference Klose XXVII B
Specimens 32 (2 in the core collections)
Note 5 obv. and 5 rev. dies. The form ΖΜΥΡΝΑΙⲰΝ also occurs. Klose D7 has no star on obv.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 280
2     L BMC 279
3 –28     see Klose
29     Hirsch 191, 1996, lot 914
30     CNG MBS 57, 4 Apr. 2001, lot 805
31     ✸ Nomos obolos 16, 11 Oct. 2020, lot 991
32     Naumann 99, 7 Feb. 2021, lot 454