RPC I, 3074

 

Image of specimen #10

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 3074
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Phrygia
City Aezani
Reign Caligula
Person (obv.) Caligula (Augustus)
Magistrate Praxime[ (without title)
Issue Group I
Obverse inscription Γ ΚΑΙϹ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΟϹ ΓƐΡΜΑΝΙΚΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Caligula, r.
Reverse inscription ΑΙΖΑΝΙΤΩΝ ΕΠΙ ΠΡΑΞΙΜΕ
Reverse design draped bust of Artemis with bow, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 16 mm
Average weight 3.87 g
Axis 3, 11, 12
Reference vA Aezani 37 corr.
Specimens 13
Note For the identification of the head on the rev. as Artemis rather than Agrippina I, see Trillmich, Familienpropaganda der Kaiser Caligula und Claudius, p. 134, n. 479. The name Πραξιμέωης is attested at Aezani (Levick and Mitchell al., Monuments from the Aezanitis, no. 90).
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 71
2     L BMC 72
3     P: 173
4     P: 175 Wa 5565
5     G 4 (pl. 56.10)
6     B: I-B
7     B: Löbb
8     B: I-B
9     V: GR 19717
10     ✸ Naumann 62, 4 Feb. 2018, lot 543
11     Naumann 72, 2 Dec. 2018, lot 311
12     NY: 1944.100.49889
13     CGT coll.