RPC I, 3180


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume I
Number 3180
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Synnada
Region Phrygia
City Synnada
Reign Tiberius
Person (obv.) Germanicus
Magistrate Andragathos (philokaisar)
Obverse inscription ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙΚΟΣ
Obverse design bare head of Germanicus, r.
Reverse inscription ΣΥΝΝΑΔΕΩΝ ΑΝΔΡΑΓΑΘΟΣ
Reverse design owl on amphora
Metal Leaded bronze
Average diameter 13 mm
Average weight 2.63 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference BMC 35
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)
Note Grant (NC, 1949, p. 163, n. 51) used the coin to prove that coins were minted for Germanicus in the reign of Claudius; but it seems more likely that the Claudian coins were made on a different occasion by the man's son.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 35
2     B: I-B KM 293, no. 11
3     NY: 1944.100.50595
4     ✸ Naumann 73, 6 Jan. 2019, lot 343
5     Erdem coll. = SNG Turkey 11, 592