RPC I, 2030

 

Image of specimen #9

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2030
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Augustus
Magistrate Thorius Flaccus (proconsul)
Dating c. 25 BC
Obverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Obverse design head of Dionysus wearing ivy wreath, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤΟΥ ΘΩΡΙΟΥ ΦΛΑΚΚΟΥ
Reverse design head of elephant, r.; one or two monograms and one or two letters
Metal Brass
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 4.48 g
Axis 12
Reference Rec 17–18
Specimens 11
Note The types of Dionysus and the elephant refer to thelegendary foundation of Nicaea by Dionysus.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 782 Wa 386 = Rec, pl. LXV.15
2     Cologne Weiser 6
3     L: 1920,0516.48
4     I-B (not in B) = Rec, pl. LXV.16
5     NY: 1944.100.42157
6     NY
7     NY: 2008.29.14 P. Villemur coll. = CNG EA 181, 6 Feb. 2008, lot 107
8     RBW
9     ✸ Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 15, 6 Apr. 2014, lot 405
10     Inasta 71, 16 Nov. 2017, lot 829
11     CGT coll. = Savoca 103rd Blue, 23 May 2021, lot 578