RPC I, 2057

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2057
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Magistrate Marcus Tarquitius Priscus (proconsul)
Dating c. 56/9
Obverse inscription ΝΕΡΩΝ ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙΚΟΣ
Obverse design laureate head of Nero, left
Reverse inscription Ε Μ ΤΑΡΚΥΙΤΙΟΥ ΠΡΕΙΣΚΟΥ ΠΑΤΡΩΝΟΣ ΑΝΘ(Υ), ΝΕΙΚΑΙΕ (inscribed on cista)
Reverse design cista bearing capricorn on globe, cornucopia with wreath and thyrsus
Metal brass
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rec 39
Specimens 11 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1, 3: same obv. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1897,0104.30 Bunbury
2 2     B: Löbb.
3 3     ✸ JSW = CNG MBS 76, 12 Sept. 2007, lot 1056
4 4     'Gd. Duc' (Reinach's annotated copy of Rec
5 5     Gorny & Mosch 138, 7 Mar. 2005, lot 1730
6 6     Vecchi I, Feb. 1996, lot 845
7 7     InAsta 98, 28 Feb. 2022, lot 519
8 8     Bucephalus Numismatic 15, 10 - 11 Feb. 2023, lot 787
9 9     N&N London EA 35, 30 Sept.–1 Oct. 2023, lot 374
10 10     Tkalec and Rauch, 25-26 Apr. 1989, lot 262
11 11     N&N London EA 49, 1 June 2024, lot 291