RPC I, 2698

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2698
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, ΧΑΡ (to l.)
Reverse design Nike on globe, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 4.98 g
Axis 12
Reference Schultz 22–5
Specimens 8 (2 in the core collections)
Note 1 example (B) found at Magnesia in Ionia. The monogram presumably stands for a personal name. Countermark: laurel branch (GIC 349, 'owl (?) facing, wings open': B 1653/1917 = Schultz 25). The other coin cited by Howgego under this entry, a coin in B found at Priene, seems unconnected.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: B-I
2 –4     see Schultz
5     V: Nicopolis 11899
6     ✸ Savoca EA 25 Silver, 16 Sept. 2018, lot 470
7     Naumann 97, Plankenhorn coll., 6 Dec. 2020, lot 1074
8     CGT coll. ex G. Rohde