RPC I, 2137

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2137
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Paphlagonia
City Sinope
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Octavia
Issue Year 103
Dating 57/8
Obverse inscription NERO CLAVD CAES AVG AN(NI) CIII
Obverse design laureate head of Nero, r.
Reverse inscription OCTAVIAE AVG C I F
Reverse design bust of Octavia, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Average weight 6.30 g
Axis 3, 6, 12
Reference Rec 96 = 96a = ?97a
Specimens 7
Note Rec 97a (pl. XXVII.9) seems to be from the same obv. die as G 16, in which case it is of year 103, not 104.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     G SNG 1145
2     NY: 1944.100.41874
3     B: 100/1909
4     vA 235
5     Wendt XXI (1975) lot 443b
6     ✸ Bern: N/82.610 SNG Righetti 610 (ex Sternberg XI (1981) lot 244)
7     D. Kimel coll. (ex Numismatics Salon Mateusz Wójcicki Auction 8, 19 Sep. 2021, lot 3051)