RPC I, 1762A


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 1762A
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Perinthus
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Issue Group with Latin legends and Roman types
Obverse inscription [NERO CLAVDI]VS CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR[ ]
Obverse design laureate head of Nero, right
Reverse inscription GENIVS AVGVSTI
Reverse design Genius standing left, holding patera over altar and cornucopia
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note The rough fabric and unusual obverse legend show that this is not a coin of Rome or Lyon, and that it belongs with the group of similar style given to Perinthus in RPC I. (It may well originally have had SC in the exergue.)
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ CNG 49, 17 Mar. 1999, lot 1486