RPC I, 2136

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2136
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Paphlagonia
City Sinope
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Augustus (Divus)
Person (rev.) Nero (Augustus)
Issue Year 103
Dating 57/8
Obverse inscription DIVO AVG C I F ANN CIII
Obverse design radiate head (of Augustus?), r.
Reverse inscription NERO CLAVD CAES AVG GERMANI C I F
Reverse design Nero in consular processus, r.
Metal Leaded bronze
Average diameter 35 mm
Average weight 19.99 g
Axis 6
Reference Rec 95a
Specimens 2
Die-links 1–2: same obv. die.
Note The obv. presumably represents Divus Augustus, since Divus Claudius was never shown radiate. If the rev. is correctly interpreted as the processus consularis, then the consulship in question must be that of 57.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1979,0101.1249 vA 234
2     Formerly Grand Duc coll. = Rec Pl. Suppl. P, fig. 4