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 inscription ΑΝΤΩ ΠΟΛΕΜΩΝΟΣ ΥΙΟΥ ΖΗΝΩΝΟΣ ΛΑΟΔΙΚΕΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus Laodiceus standing, l., with eagle and staff
Metal Æ
Average weight 6.04 g
Specimens 1
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 Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1991,0207.4 ex Schulten, 15 Oct. 1990. lot 512