RPC I, 2913A


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 2913A
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Laodicea ad Lycum
Reign Claudius
Person (obv.) Claudius (Augustus)
Magistrate Antonius Polemon, son of Zenon (priest)
Dating AD 50/4
Obverse inscription ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ
Obverse design bare head of Claudius, right
Reverse design Zeus Laodiceus standing, left, with eagle and staff
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 18 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)
Note The reverse legend is misread in the auction cata- logue, but the obverse is a variant from the usual ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ. This suggests, in turn, that the coins signed by Pythes and Dioscourides (RPC I, 2901-11) should perhaps be reattributed to Claudius.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1991,0207.4 ex Schulten, 15 Oct. 1990. lot 512
2 2     Mu SNG 377 (378 on plate)