RPC I, 3558

 

Image of specimen #16

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 3558
Province Galatia
Region Galatia
City Koinon of Galatia
Reign Claudius
Person (obv.) Claudius (Augustus)
Magistrate Annius Afrinus (legatus Augusti pro praetore)
Issue Series 3: (b) Ancyra?
Dating c. 49/54
Obverse inscription ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design laureate head of Claudius, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΑΦΡΙΝΟΥ
Reverse design temple with six steps
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 8.27 g
Axis 7, 11, 12
Reference Devreker 191, no. 11
Specimens 17
Die-links 2, 5: same pair of dies.
Note Devreker also cites a piece in Mu (10.41, illustrated). It is now clear from new specimens that the obv. legend does not include ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟϹ. See also 3559.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     NY: 1944.100.62211
2     NY: 1966.268.2
3     L: 1965,0208.5 ex Grant
4     P: 44A
5     B: 8024 ex Wellersheim 6197 'Aegae'
6     C: 491-1948
7     C: 504-1948
8     vA 6208
9     Ares 5, 22 Dec. 2019, lot 655
10     Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 34, 2 Aug. 2015, lot 803
11     CGT coll. = CNG EA 292, 5 Dec. 2012, lot 290 = CNG EA 224, 16 Dec. 2009, lot 455 ex J.P. Righetti Coll. 6424
12     CNG EA 422, 13 June 2018, lot 397
13     Naumann 92, 2 Aug. 2020, lot 409
14     P: 2003/257 Auctiones AG 29, Righetti coll., 12–13 June 2003, lot 346
15     Kölner Münzkabinett E-Auction 5, 17 Feb. 2019, lot 126 (ex CNG 42, 29–30 May 1997, part of lot 1171)
16     ✸ J. Clark coll. (ex Leu EA 14, 12 Dec. 2020, lot 1051)
17     Nomos obolos 20, 3 Oct. 2021, lot 1014