RPC I, 279

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 279
Province Tarraconensis
Region Hispania
City Lepida-Celsa
Reign Tiberius
Person (obv.) Tiberius (Augustus)
Magistrate Baggius Front (duovir for the second time) ; Cn Bucco (duovir for the second time)
Obverse inscription TI CAESAR AVGVSTVS
Obverse design laureate head of Tiberius, r.
Reverse inscription C V I CEL BAGG FRONT (or FRO(N)) CN BVCCO II VIR II
Reverse design bull, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 3
Reference Vives 161–9, Hill 13–8, GMI 450, NAH 1077
Specimens 54 (19 in the core collections)
Note Normally the cognomen of Baggius appears as FRONT and a few cases have been recorded as FRON (coins 30 and 52). The dies are often wider than the flan and it is not always possible to read the end of the legend. Forgery: 1. B Bohl, 10.38.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Calicó 6/1979, 439
2     Calicó 6/1979, 440
3     Cop SNG 542
4     MSV 17/12/1981, 506
5     ✸ P: 278 Hill 13–8
6     P: 277
7     P: 279
8     Rome: 185
9     V: 115
10     V: 116
11     Vat: 413
12     Vat: 414
13     B: 149/1966
14     B: Bohl
15     B: a.B.
16     B: 17468
17     B: Kassel
18     Ba: 9600
19     Ba: 9601
20     Ba: 14754
21     Ba: 14864
22     Ba: 26642
23     Ba: 27494
24     Ba: 30506
25     Ba: 30878
26     L: 412
27     L: 413
28     L: 414
29     L: 415 Vives 161–9
30     L: 416
31     Madrid: 10034
32     Madrid: 10035
33     Madrid: 10036
34     Madrid: 10037
35     Madrid: 10038
36     Madrid: 10039
37     Madrid: 10041
38     Madrid: 10042
39     Madrid: 10043
40     Madrid: 10045
41     Madrid: 10046
42     Madrid: 10047
43     Madrid: 10048
44     Madrid: 10049
45     Madrid: 10050
46     Madrid: 10052
47     Madrid: 10057
48     N: 182
49     O
50     O
51     Alacant CMTM, pl. 36–187
52     Classical Numismatics 9/12/1988, 350
53     Hervera 10 Apr. 2008, lot 247
54     NY: 1944.100.68180