RPC I, 2952

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2952
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Hierapolis
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Gaius (Caesar)
Magistrate Heras, son of Epainetos
Issue Group II: Augustus and Gaius
Dating c. 5 BC
Obverse inscription ΓΑΙΟΣ
Obverse design bare head of Gaius Caesar, right
Reverse inscription ΙΕΡΑΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ ΗΡΑΣ
Reverse design laurel branch
Metal leaded bronze
Average diameter 14 mm
Axis 12
Reference Cop 451
Specimens 7 (4 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2, 4–7: same pair of dies. 1–7: same obv. die as 2944/1–6, 2946/1–7, 2948/1–11, 2950/1–4, 2953A/1–7.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 1971.230.83
2 2     Cop SNG 451
3 3     B: 18241094, 1900 Imhoof-Blumer GM 694b
4 4     P: 1299 Wa 6144
5 5     ✸ M&M GmbH 36, 30 May 2012, lot 615
6 6     Naumann 53, 7 May 2017, lot 524
7 7     Bucephalus Numismatic 4, 11 Mar. 2022, lot 512