RPC I, 2649

 

Image of specimen #10

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2649
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Lydia
City Tralles
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Gaius (Caesar)
Dating c. 2 BC?
Obverse inscription ΓΑΙΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ
Obverse design bare head of Gaius Caesar, r.; below, star
Reverse inscription ΚΑΙΣΑΡΕΩΝ
Reverse design 'colonist' and ploughing oxen, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Average weight 5.41 g
Axis 12
Reference BMC 121
Specimens 11
Note The star is usually clear, but was probably present on all specimens; for its possible significance, see introduction.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 1639 Wa 5421
2     L BMC 121
3     B: I-B LS 175, nos 28, with Taf. VII.11
4     B: I-B LS 175, nos 29, with Taf. VII.11
5     Mu: 35
6     Trade (1988)
7     Istanbul KO 938–34: 'Parium'
8     Künker 158, 28 Sept. 2009, lot 482
9     CGT coll.
10     ✸ Trade February 2021
11     Opisthodomos 1, 1-2 May 2022, lot 393