RPC I, 2029

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2029
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Thorius Flaccus (proconsul)
Magistrate Thorius Flaccus (proconsul)
Dating c. 25 BC
Obverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Obverse design bare head of Thorius Flaccus, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤΟΥ ΘΩΡΙΟΥ ΦΛΑΚΚΟΥ, ΗΡΑ
Reverse design head of Hera, r.; two monograms and letter
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 1, 12
Reference Rec 19–20
Specimens 7 (3 in the core collections)
Note The type (Hera = Juno Lanuvia) refers to the Lanuvian origin of the Thorii.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 783 Wa 387 = Rec, pl. LXV.17
2     Cop SNG 468
3     V: GR 15552 Rec, pl. LXV.18 = FITA, pl. XII.9
4     V-Universität FITA 385 and pl. XII.9
5     P. Villemur coll. = ex Spink Galerie des Monnies, Feb. 1977, no. 231 = CNG MBS 78, 14 May 2008, lot 1268
6     ✸ Leu 2, 11 May 2018, lot 173
7     CGT coll. = Papillon 5, 6 Mar. 2021, lot 1161 = Papillon Numismatic 4, 19 Dec. 2020, lot 626