RPC I, 5112

 

Image of specimen #32

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 5112
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Caligula
Issue Coins probably incorrectly attributed to Caligula
Obverse inscription
Obverse design bird (ibis?), palm (?) in front
Reverse inscription L Β
Reverse design Apis bull, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 15 mm
Axis 1, 12
Reference Savio, nos 9–9a
Specimens 32 (25 in the core collections)
Note See A. Burnett, 'The Alexandrian coinage of Caligula', in D. Gerin, A. Geissen and M. Amandry (eds), Aegyptiaca serta in Soheir Bakhoum memoriam. Mélanges de numismatique, d’iconographie et d’histoire, Collezioni Numismatiche 7 (Milano, 2008), pp. 45-7

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Dattari 112 illustrated by Dattari = RIN 1900, 381, no. 113
2 2     NY: 1956.142.1
3 3     NY: 1944.100.69629
4 4     NY: 1944.100.69630
5 5     NY: 1944.100.69631
6 6     NY: 1944.100.69632
7 7     NY: 1944.100.69633
8 8     O: HCR34464 M 5246
9 9     O: HCR34465 M 5247
10 10     O: HCR34465 M 5247
11 11     Mu: 244
12 12     Mu: 245
13 13     Mu: 247
14 14     L
15 15     L
16 16     L: 1950,1006.4 BMC 2634
17 17     L: 1950,1006.2 BMC 2635
18 18     L
19 19     L
20 20     L BMC 2561
21 21     L BMC 2562
22 22     L BMC ?
23 23     Cop SNG 54
24 24     Cop SNG 55
25 25     G: 28
26 26     Cologne Geissen 3444
27 27     Aufhäuser 5, 1988, lot 241
28 28     Cologne Geissen 3443
29 29     Demetrio3601
30 30     P: A 2709
31 31     CGT coll. = JHE Auction 25, 9 Sept. 2014, lot 44
32 32     ✸ CNG EA 531, 25 Jan. 2023, lot 666