RPC I, 3073

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 3073
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Phrygia
City Aezani
Reign Caligula
Person (obv.) Caligula (Augustus)
Magistrate Nannas (stephanephoros)
Issue Group I
Obverse inscription Γ ΚΑΙϹ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΟϹ ΓƐΡΜΑΝΙΚΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caligula, seen from rear, r.
Reverse inscription ΑΙΖΑΝΙΤΩΝ ΕΠΙ ΝΑΝΝΑ ΣΤΕΦΑΝΗΦΟΡΟΥ
Reverse design Zeus standing, l., with eagle and sceptre
Metal Brass
Average diameter 20 mm
Average weight 5.13 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference BMC 70, Cop 81
Specimens 16
Note For Nannas, a benefactor of Aezani known from an inscription, see L. Robert, Monnaies Grecques, pp. 71–2, B. Levick and S. Mitchell, Monuments from the Aezanitis, p. lx ('one of the wealthiest and most eminent men in the history of his city'); for his son, see 3096.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     NY: 1944.100.49887
2     L BMC 70
3     P: 191 Wa 5563
4     P: 165
5     ✸ P: 165a
6     Cop SNG 81
7     O
8     B: I-B MG 392, no. 53, and KM 190
9     B: Löbb
10     C
11     Mu: 11
12     Mu: 17
13     Weber 6995
14     CGT coll. = Numismatik Naumann = Pecunem, Auction 14, 2 Mar. 2014, lot 493. Unsold
15     CNG MBS 78, S. Wagner coll., 14 May 2008, lot 1329
16     CGT coll. = Zeus Budget 16, 27 Feb. 2021, lot 278