RPC I, 664

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 664
Province Sicily
Region Sicily
City Henna
Reign Roman Republic
Magistrate Marcus Cestius (duovir) ; Lucius Munatius (duovir)
Dating 44/36 BC
Obverse inscription MVN HENNAE
Obverse design wreathed head of Apollo, right
Reverse inscription M CES L MVN II[VIR]
Reverse design swan, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 12 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 6 (1 in the core collections)
Note A date early in the second century BC has been suggested by M. Caccamo Caltabiano, ‘La cronologia del Municipium di Henna: discordanza tra il dato numismatico e quello storiografico,’ in Hestiasis. Studi di tarda antichità offerti a S. Calderone (Messina, 1986), pp. 1-27.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 18252816, I-B
2 2     Adamo = Mini 14a
3 3     Syracuse Agostino no. 4
4 4     Calaciati 15
5 5     Cammarata (see Calciati = Cammarata, op. cit., pl. III. 19)
6 6     ✸ Bertolami Fine Art EA 304, 20-21 June 2024, lot 140