RPC I, 2540


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume I
Number 2540
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Lydia
City Hypaepa
Reign Tiberius
Person (obv.) Germanicus (Caesar)
Magistrate Sosthenes
Obverse inscription ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙΚΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ
Obverse design bare head of Germanicus, right
Reverse inscription ΣΩΣΘΕΝΗΣ ΥΠΑΙΠΗΩΝ
Reverse design facing cult statue of Artemis
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 16 mm
Axis 1, 12
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)
Note Original comment; "The attributions to Germanicus and Hypaepa are not certain, but the obv. seems very similar to 2539; and, as well as the same name, the rev. type occurs at Hypaepa under Nero."

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 18246061, I-B
2 2     Ödemiş: 2089 SNG 299
3 3     ✸ Savoca Coins Ebay 2021, LLL0293
4 4     Zeus Auction 22, 23 Jan. 2022 lot 424