RPC I, 2077A

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2077A
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicomedia
Reign Claudius
Person (obv.) Britannicus (Caesar)
Magistrate L. Mindius Balbus (proconsul)
Dating c. 48/9
Obverse inscription [ ] ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΒΡΕΤΑΝ[ ]
Obverse design bare head of Britannicus, l.
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΜΙΝΔΙΟΥ ΒΑΛΒΟΥ ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤΟΥ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩΣ, ΝΚΟ (below)
Reverse design prow, l., with one or three shields
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 10.70 g
Axis 11
Reference Rec —
Specimens 1
Note Reinach’s annotated copy of Rec had recorded a variety with head l., but had given no source.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Private coll.