RPC I, 1377A

 

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Coin type
Volume I
Number 1377A
Province Achaea
Region Epirus
City Nicopolis
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Issue Reign of Nero, probable attribution to Nicopolis (see introduction)
Obverse inscription ΝΕΡΩΝΙ ΠΑΤΡΩ
Obverse design Nero inaedicula
Reverse inscription ΝΕΡΩΝΙ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΙΩ ΠΑΤΡ
Reverse design Eleutheria standing facing, head r., holding pileus and patera (?)
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 9.64 g
Reference Levy NC 1989 —, Calomino 16
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note The new legend presents Nero as Nero Liberator (in a form more akin to the IVPPITER LIBERATOR of Patras (RPC I, 1279-80) or ΝΕΚΑI ΖΕΥΣΕΛΕΥΘΕΡIΟΣ of Sicyon (RPC I, 1238-44) although Zeus is not present.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Vecchi 7, 1997, lot 1207 = Peus 409, 25 Apr. 2013, lot 570