RPC I, 3571

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 3571
Province Galatia
Region Pontus
City Amasea
Reign Uncertain
Person (obv.) Caligula (Augustus)
Magistrate T. Helvius Basila (presbeutès)
Issue perhaps Caligula?
Obverse inscription ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΥ
Obverse design laureate head of Caligula (?), r.
Reverse inscription ΑΜΑΣΕΩΝ ΕΠΙ ΒΑΣΙΛΑ
Reverse design turreted bust of Tyche, r.; behind, uncertain object
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Average weight 9.90 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Rec 6
Specimens 9
Die-links 4, 7: same rev. die.
Note See now J. Dalaison, L’atelier d’Amaseia du Pont: recherches historiques et numismatiques (Numismatica Anatolica 2, Ausonius Éditions, Bordeaux, 2008).
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: Löbb Rec, pl. IV.9
2     C: 1948-176 SNG 4031 ex Grant
3     JSW = CNG MBS 76, 12 Sept. 2007, lot 1052
4     P: 838
5     see Rec.
6     see Rec.
7     P: 867 Grand Duc
8     ✸ CNG EA 214, 15 July 2009, lot 295
9     Gorny & Mosch EA 271, 29 May 2020, lot 373