RPC I, 3549

 

Image of specimen #13

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 3549
Province Galatia
Region Galatia
City Koinon of Galatia
Reign Tiberius
Person (obv.) Tiberius (Augustus)
Magistrate Titus Helvius Basila (presbeutes)
Issue Series 1: Basila
Dating c. AD 14/15, or 35/7?
Obverse inscription ΤΙΒΕΡΙΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare head of Tiberius, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΒΑϹΙΛ ΠΡΕϹ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΟϹ
Reverse design temple with six columns
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 17 mm
Axis 3, 6, 11, 12
Reference NC 1950, 44–5, nos 4–5, Devreker 191, no. 4–5
Specimens 14 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 2, 4–5: same obv. die.
Note Grant's description of a coin in L as NC, 1950, pp. 44–5, no. 5, is presumably a misdescription of no. 1 here. Minted at Pessinus or Tavium?

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1927,0202.5
2 2     O
3 3     C: 492-1948 (Grant)
4 4     Lindgren A1670A
5 5     Schulten Apr. 1987, lot 513
6 6     Istanbul NC 1950, 44, n. 12, with pl. II.10
7 7     Milan NC 1950, pl. II.9
8 8     Private coll.
9 9     CGT coll.
10 10     CGT coll.
11 11     CGT coll. = Papillon 3, 29 Nov. 2020, lot 260
12 12     Bucephalus Numismatics 4, 11 Mar. 2022, lot 549
13 13     ✸ Bucephalus Numismatic Black 22, 28–30 July 2023, lot 1075
14 14     VAuctions Triskeles Sale 29, 13 Sept. 2019, lot 125