RPC I, 2539

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2539
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Lydia
City Hypaepa
Reign Tiberius
Person (obv.) Germanicus (Caesar)
Magistrate Sosthenes (without title)
Obverse inscription ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙΚΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ
Obverse design bare head of Germanicus, r.
Reverse inscription ΥΠΑΙΠΗΝΩΝ ΣΩΣΘΕΝΗΣ
Reverse design hero standing, l., with double axe
Metal Brass
Average diameter 16 mm
Average weight 3.12 g
Axis 6, 10
Reference BMC 15, Altınoluk 31
Specimens 5
Note The reading of the full magistrate's name is not clear on any specimen; in particular it is possible that 3 has a different name.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L BMC 15
2     Mu: 1a
3     Mu: 1c
4     Lindgren III, 473
5     Tübingen SNG 3689