RPC I, 3559

 

Image of specimen #9

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 3559
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 inscription in three lines in wreath
Metal Æ
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 5.29 g
Axis 5, 6, 12
Reference Devreker 191, no. 10
Specimens 12
Note Specimen 9 shows that the obv. legend does not include ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟϹ. The Ν is retrograde on 2. 4 was found at Konya: see introduction for the problem this raises. See also 3558.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Mu: 1
2     P: 44 Wa 6592
3     V: GR 27335 25
4     Istanbul B. Rémy, BSFN 1989, 522–3
5     Lindgren 1671 and Pl. 66
6     Schulten 20.10.1987, lot 411
7     P. Villemur coll. = CNG MBS 78, 14 May 2008, lot 1387
8     Naumann 81, 1 Sept. 2019, lot 321
9     ✸ Künker 182, 14 Mar. 2011, lot 559
10     Savoca EA 25 Silver, 16 Sept. 2018, lot 564
11     Rodriguez Bou coll.
12     CGT coll.