RPC I, 2056


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume I
Number 2056
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Magistrate Marcus Tarquitius Priscus (proconsul)
Dating c. 56/9
Obverse design laureate head of Nero, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ Μ ΤΑΡΚΥΙΤΙΟΥ ΠΡΕΙΣΚΟΥ ΠΑΤΡΩΝΟΣ ΑΝΘΥΠΑ, ΝΕΙΚΑΙΕΩ (inscribed on cista)
Reverse design cista bearing capricorn on globe, cornucopia with wreath and thyrsus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rec 40
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 800 Rec, pl. LXVI.15
2 2     Kovacs coll.
3 3     ✸ Roma Numismatics EA 53, 7 Feb. 2019, lot 524
4 4     Numismatica Ars Classica Auction R, 17 May 2007, lot 1444