RPC I, 2890

 

Image of specimen #9

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2890
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Cibyra
Reign Uncertain
Person (obv.) Marcellus
Issue Reign of Nero?
Dating AD 54?
Obverse inscription ΜΑΡΚΕΛΛΟΣ
Obverse design bare head of Marcellus (?), r.
Reverse inscription ΚΙΒΥΡΑΤΩΝ
Reverse design eagle standing, l., on altar
Metal Leaded bronze
Average diameter 18 mm
Average weight 5.14 g
Axis 1, 6, 12
Reference KM 257, no. 25
Specimens 12
Note For discussion, see introduction. T. Clodius Eprius Marcellus was legate of Lycia-and-Pamphylia in 53-6, and later proconsul of Asia, 70-73. Although this type was included in RPC I it more probably belongs to the period when he was governor of Asia.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1921,0412.84 ex Weber 7060
2     P: 718 Wa 5824
3     P: 719 Wa 5825, pl. XV.19
4     B: B-I KM 25 with Taf. VIII.14 = FITA XII.7
5     vA 8397
6     Lanz 138, 26 Nov. 2007, lot 591 = Lanz 125, 28 Nov. 2005, lot 401
7     CNG Triton XI, 8 Jan. 2008, lot 494, ex Stack’s, The F. Knobloch coll., 10 June 1970, lot 376; J. Malter XXXIV, 13 Dec. 1986, lot 371
8     CNG Triton XXI, 9 Jan. 2018, lot 509
9     ✸ Künker 182, 14 Mar. 2011, lot 589
10     CNG MBS 78, P. Villemur coll., 14 May 2008, lot 1333
11     Heritage CSNS Signature Sale 3083, 24 Apr. 2020, lot 32138
12     CNG Triton XXI, 9 Jan. 2018, lot 509