RPC I, 1243


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume I
Number 1243
Province Achaea
Region Peloponnesus
Subregion Sicyonia
City Sicyon
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Magistrate Gaius Iulius Polyaenus (duovir)
Obverse inscription Ν(Ε) Κ(ΑΙ) ΖΕΥϹ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΙΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Nero, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ Γ ΙΟΥ ΠΟΛΥΑΙΝΟΥ, ΔΑ, ϹΙ(ΚΥ)
Reverse design naked figure, wearing cloak, and holding out arms, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same obv. die as 1244/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     V: GR 19467 JAI 1888 Taf., 9.8
2 2     Mu: 34b
3 3     A: MN 5827α
4 4     ✸ London Ancient Coins shop 2020