RPC I, 1201a

 

Image of specimen #94

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 1201a
Province Achaea
Region Corinthia
City Corinth
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Magistrate Tiberius Claudius Optatus (duovir)
Dating AD 57–8 or 58–9
Obverse inscription NERO (or NERO) CLAV(D) or (CLAVD) CAES(AR) (or CAES) AVG (or AVG)
Obverse design bare head of Nero, right
Reverse inscription TI CLAVD(IO) OPTATO IIVIR COR
Reverse design Bellerophon naked, with shield on left arm, seizing by bridle Pegasus left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 562–3, Amandry XXI 1–9, XXI 11, pp. 209–13
Specimens 50 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1 –48     see Amandry, 209–12
92 92     Lanz 105, BCD coll., 26 Nov. 2001, lot 454
94 94     ✸ Roma Numismatics 96, 5 May 2022, lot 675 (ex E-Live Auction 97, 29 Nov. 2021, lot 274)