RPC I, 3355


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume I
Number 3355
Province Lycia-Pamphylia
Region Lycia
City Balbura
Reign Caligula
Person (obv.) Caligula (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Augustus (Divus)
Obverse inscription ΓΑΙΟϹ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΟϹ
Obverse design bare head of Caligula, right
Reverse inscription ΒΑΛ[ ]
Reverse design radiate head of Augustus between two stars
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Note The L coin was acquired in a group with other Lycian coins, so there should be no real doubt about the attribution to Balbura. The rev. is a copy of aurei and denarii of Caligula.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1905,1005.14
2 2     ✸ CNG 93, 22 May 2013, lot 825 (ex CNG 38, 1996, lot 676)