RPC I, 2899

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2899
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Laodicea ad Lycum
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Gaius (Caesar)
Magistrate Anto(nius) Polemon (philopatris)
Dating c. 5 BC
Obverse inscription ΓΑΙΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ
Obverse design bare head of Gaius Caesar, r.
Reverse inscription ΑΝΤΩ ΠΟΛΕ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤ ΛΑΟΔΙΚΕΩΝ
Reverse design eagle
Metal Leaded bronze
Average diameter 15 mm
Average weight 2.85 g
Axis 1, 11, 12
Reference BMC 158
Specimens 7
Note This and 2900 are often wrongly attributed to Caligula.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 158
2     B: 18240980, I-B
3     B: 18240982, 28778
4     Malter Galleries Inc. 86, 14 Nov. 2004, lot 620
5     A: Mavromichalè coll. 1904/05 ις ’ 427
6     ✸ Nomos 15, 22 Oct. 2017, lot 217
7     Freiburg: 465