RPC I, 635

 

Image of specimen #9

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 635
Province Sicily
Region Sicily
City Cephaloedium
Reign Roman Republic
Magistrate Gaius Caninius (duovir)
Dating Late first century BC
Obverse inscription C CANINIΥS [II ΥIR?]
Obverse design head, right (of Caninius?)
Reverse inscription ΚΕ-ΦΑ
Reverse design Heracles standing, left, holding club and lionskin
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 12
Reference Holm 750, FITA 192, Gabrici 27
Specimens 9 (3 in the core collections)
Note Martini, Sicilia 101-4 lists the specimens in P, B and a private collection; the end of the obverse legend remains unsure.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 395
2 2     P. Villemur coll. = CNG MBS 78, 14 May 2008, lot 1159 (ex Hess 249, 13 Nov. 1979, lot 74) = Künker 396, 13 Nov. 2023, lot 1006
3 3     B: I-B
4 4     B: I-B
5 5     Palermo = Gabrici 27
6 6     Cefalu (Tropea, Archivio Storico Messinese, 1901, no. 26)
7 7     Cefalu (Tropea, Archivio Storico Messinese, 1901, no. 27)
8 8     Bertolami Fine Arts EA 77, 1 - 2 Dec. 2019, lot 305
9 9     ✸ Noonans 13, 15-16 Nov. 2022, lot 1501