RPC I, 4037A

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4037A
Province Syria
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Aegeae
Reign Uncertain
Person (obv.) Claudius (Augustus)
Issue Claudius?
Obverse inscription [ ]ΑΡΟΣ ΣΕΒΑΣ[ ]
Obverse design laureate head, of Claudius?, left
Reverse inscription ΑΙΓΕΑΙΩΝ ΑΝΔ
Reverse design inscription in three lines in wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Haymann 3a
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 4037/1.
Note The reading of the obv. legend is uncertain. The legend was read as ΓΑΙΟΣ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΥ ΥΙΟΣ by Bloesch (ticket with cast in Winterthur), but this seems less likely than the reading given here. ΤΙΒΕΡΙΟΥ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΟΣ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΥ as on 4031 would be a possibility.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Yale: 2001.87.11121
2 2     NBS Auction 9, 27 Nov. 2021, lot 296 ('Claudius')
3 3     CNG EA 564, 19 June 2024, lot 352