RPC I, 3368A


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 3368A
Province Lycia-Pamphylia
Region Pamphylia
City Magydus
Reign Galba
Person (obv.) Galba (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΓΑΛΒΑϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design laureate head of Galba, right
Reverse inscription ΜΑΓΥΔΕωΝ, Θ
Reverse design Athena standing left, holding Nike on her extended right hand, her left resting on spear
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 19 mm
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note V. Prokhorov reads ΜΑΓΥ-ΔƐⲰΝ Θ, so Magydus. The letter Θ makes perfect sense for Magydus/Galba, since H is known for Nero. This is very convincing, and all credit to him.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Saoca 94 Silver, 14 Feb. 2021, lot 314