coin project
Please support our sponsors


Log In | Register
[83716 Coins (44238 Unverified)]
 
 
Search
Advanced Search
Search By Coin ID
 
 
Home
ANCIENT/BYZANTINE
Ancient Africa (157)
Ancient East (4671)
Ancient Spain (872)
Byzantine (753)
Celtic (372)
Goths, Vandals (259)
Greek (22490)
Roman Imperial (32425)
Roman Provincial (8278)
Roman Republican & Imperatorial (2318)
MEDIEVAL/EARLY WORLD
Ancient and Medieval India (72)
Ancient and Medieval Far East (10245)
Central Europe and Italy (20)
Eastern Europe and Scandinavia (55)
Germany (30)
Islamic (22)
Western Europe (102)
MODERN WORLD
Africa (5)
Asia (0)
Australia and the Pacific Islands (0)
Europe (17)
North America (0)
South America (0)
COUNTERFEITS AND IMITATIONS
Ancient Imitations (444)
Modern Forgeries of Ancient Coins (19)
Medieval Imitations (0)
Modern Forgeries of Medieval Coins (0)
Modern Forgeries of Modern Coins (0)
 
Submit New Coin(s)
 
Sponsors page
Terms of Service
Contact Us
About Us
FAQ Page
Coin Detail
Click here to see enlarged image.
ID:     81154
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     LYDIA
City:     Philadelphia
Issuer:     Tiberius Gemellus
Date Ruled:     Caesar 35 - 37 A.D.
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE16
Struck / Cast:     struck
Diameter:     15.9 mm
Weight:     4.609 g
Obverse Legend:     TIBERION CEBACTON?
Obverse Description:     Bare head right
Reverse Legend:     NEO KEC-APEIC
Reverse Description:     Winged fulmen
Mint:     Philadelphia
Primary Reference:     RPC I 3017
Reference2:     SNG Cop 373
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=17949
Notes:     RPC notes all examples of this type were struck with a single obverse die. The obverse right side legend is illegible on all known examples. RPC attributes this type as uncertain but likely Gemellus' uncle the emperor Tiberius. Vagi attributes it as certainly Tiberius Gemmellus. Forum sees a very strong resemblance between the portrait on this coin and busts of Gemellus and agrees with Vagi. Very Rare.