RPC I, 1758A

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 1758A
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Perinthus
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Issue Group with Latin legends and Roman types
Obverse inscription NERO CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR P IMP P P
Obverse design laureate head of Nero, r.
Reverse inscription DECVRSIO SC
Reverse design Nero on horseback r., holding spear; to r., soldier standing r., head l., holding vexillum
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Average weight 25.19 g
Axis 6, 7, 12
Specimens 5
Note These coins belong to the group of coins with Latin legends but attributed to ‘Perinthus’ in RPC I, 1758ff., on the basis of countermarks. However specimen 1 has a countermark that suggests Nicomedia. The reverse is reminiscent of similar coins with Greek inscriptions (RPC I, 2103-4).
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     O Rauch 71, 28 Apr. 2003, lot 551
2     F. Vink coll. (ex CNG EA 128, 7 Dec. 2005, lot 299)
3     ✸ CNG EA 458, 18 Dec. 2019, lot 337
4     CNG EA 471, 1 July 2020, lot 246 (ex CNG 42, 29 May 1997, lot 840; CNG EA 93, 7 July 2004, lot 80; CNG 73, 13 Sep. 2006, lot 858)
5     CNG EA 165, 30 May 2007, lot 216