RPC I, 2140


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume I
Number 2140
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Paphlagonia
City Sinope
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Issue Undated
Dating 57/60?
Obverse inscription N C C AVG
Obverse design laureate head of Nero, right
Reverse inscription C I F (retrograde)
Reverse design two colonists ploughing, left
Metal copper
Average diameter 17 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rec 98
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies.
Note The portrait is not of the later steps type, so the issue probably belongs to the period of most of the Neronian issues.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1840,1226.338
2 2     ✸ P: 779 Rec, pl. XXVII.10
3 3     C: 178/1948 (Grant)