RPC I, 3654

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 3654
Province Cappadocia
Region Cappadocia
City Caesarea
Reign Uncertain
Person (obv.) Germanicus (Caesar)
Magistrate Sura
Obverse inscription ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙΚΟϹ ΚΑΙ[ϹΑΡ]
Obverse design bare head of Germanicus, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΟΥΡΑ ΚΑΙϹΑΡΗΑϹ
Reverse design head of Tyche, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 9
Reference S 54, RSN 1898, 46; Ganschow I, p. 46 Typ X1
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)
Note The flans of both coins are very similar, and one (perhaps both?) must be a forgery. Ganschow I, p. 53, rejects this coin from Caesarea in Cappadocia, and suggests that it belongs to another Caesarea.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: Löbb.
2 2     ✸ G SNG 2200