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 ΤΙΒΕΡΙΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design laureate head of Tiberius, right
Reverse inscription ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ
Reverse design female figure, seated right, holding sceptre and branch
Metal leaded bronze
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 12
Reference Schultz 13–21
Specimens 16 (2 in the core collections)
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 Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1899,0703.16
2 2 –11     see Schultz
12 12     L: 1933,0214.570
13 13     ✸ Naumann 62, 4 Feb. 2018, lot 478
14 14     CGT coll. ex G. Rohde coll.
15 15     CGT Coll
16 16     Schutz, Magnesia p.52, 18 2, found at Magnesia