RPC I, 2092A


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume I
Number 2092A
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Heraclea Pontica
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Magistrate Tiberius Attius Laco (proconsul)
Issue First group
Dating c. 54/5
Obverse inscription ΝΕ ΚΛΑΥΔΙΩ [ ]ΕΒΑΣΤΩ ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙ
Obverse design laureate head of Nero, left
Reverse inscription [ ] ΛΑΚΩΝΟΣ ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤΟΥ [ ]
Reverse design Artemis running right with torch
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 7, 12
Reference Rec —
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Note Despite the provenance of 1, the name of the proconsul makes the attribution to Bithynia certain. An attribution to Heraclea seems likely in view of the use of the dative and the ligature for NE on the obverse, both of which are characteristic of Heraclea.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     BCD, now CGT coll.
2 2     Weigel coll.
3 3     ✸ CGT coll. = Spartan Numismatics Sale #S72, 29 Mar. 2016, lot 142