RPC I, 2697


Image of specimen #13


Coin type
Volume I
Number 2697
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Magnesia ad Maeandrum
Reign Tiberius
Person (obv.) Tiberius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΤΙΒƐΡΙΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design laureate head of Tiberius, r.
Reverse inscription ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ
Reverse design female figure, seated r., holding sceptre and branch
Metal Leaded bronze
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 5.62 g
Axis 12
Reference Schultz 13–21
Specimens 15
Note 12 specimens, 6 obv. dies. This issue was regarded by Rogers, The Copper Coinage of Thessaly, no. 361a, as an issue of the Magnetes (and museum collections sometimes house them there or under Magnesia in Lydia), but some were found at Magnesia in Ionia (2 ex. in B). Countermark: Statue of Artemis (GIC 237: B).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1899,0703.16
2 –11     see Schultz
12     L: 1933,0214.570
13     ✸ Naumann 62, 4 Feb. 2018, lot 478
14     CGT coll. ex G. Rohde
15     CGT Coll