RPC I, 2077

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2077
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicomedia
Reign Claudius
Person (obv.) Britannicus (Caesar)
Magistrate L. Mindius Balbus (proconsul)
Dating c. 48/9
Obverse inscription ΤΙ ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΒΡΕΤΑΝΝΙΚΟΣ
Obverse design bare head of Britannicus, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΜΙΝΔΙΟΥ ΒΑΛΒΟΥ ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤΟΥ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩΣ, ΝΚΟ (below)
Reverse design prow, l., with one or three shields
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 10.80 g
Axis 12
Reference Rec 24 corr.
Specimens 4
Note Reinach's annotated copy of Rec records a variety with head l., but gives no source.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 1269 Rec, pl. LXXXIX.10
2     Mu: 4b (20779)
3     Winterthur: G 6715 F L Kovacs FPL 24 (June 1985) lot 92
4     ✸ CGT coll. = Pecunem Numismatik Naumann 42, 3 Apr. 2016, lot 431