RPC I, 5128

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 5128
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Claudius
Person (obv.) Claudius (Augustus)
Issue LΒ = year 2
Dating AD 41/2
Obverse inscription ΤΙ ΚΛΑΥ ΚΑΙ ϹΕΒΑϹ ΓΕΡΜΑ
Obverse design laureate head of Claudius, right; to right, lituus
Reverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑ, L Β
Reverse design hippopotamus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 1, 12
Specimens 9 (14 in the core collections)
Note There is a tiny lituus to the right of the neck, presumably to denote the denomination.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Dattari 165 = Naville Numismatics 74, 19 June 2022, lot 293
2 2     O: HCR33940 M 75
3 3     L: 1838,0210.43.X BMC 97
4 4     ✸ Künker 312, 8 Oct. 2018, lot 2787 (ex Künker 257, 10 Oct. 2014, lot 8895)
5 5     Leu EA 16, 22 May 2021, lot 1941
6 6     Leu EA 16, 22 May 2021, lot 1942
7 7     NY: 1944.100.69505
8 8     NY: 1944.100.69506
9 9     NY: 1944.100.69507