RPC I, 963

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 963
Province Cyrenaica and Crete
Region Crete
City Gortyn
Reign Caligula
Person (obv.) Caligula (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Augustus (Divus)
Obverse inscription ΓΑΙΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ ΑΡΧ ΜΕΓ ΔΗΜ ΕΞΟΥ ΥΠΑ
Obverse design bare head of Caligula, r., with drapery at back of neck; transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription
Reverse design statue of Divus Augustus, in a toga, holding patera and sceptre, placed on a waggon drawn by four elephants, each with its mohout-rider, l.; in the field, seven stars
Metal Silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 9.59 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Sv 3
Specimens 8
Die-links 3–5, 7: same obv. die. 1, 3: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 594
2     V: GR 14436 Sv, pl. XXXII, 3
3     V: GR 14437
4     B: Fox
5     B: I-B
6     Cop SNG 568
7     C: Leake 8894 SNG IV, 3999
8     former coll. Mitsotakis