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 Anto Polemon, son of Zenon (priest for the fourth time)
Dating AD 50/4
Obverse inscription ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ
Obverse design bare head of Claudius, r.
Reverse design Zeus Laodiceus standing, l., with eagle and staff
Metal Æ
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)