RPC I, 2149


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume I
Number 2149
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Pontus
City Amisus
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Augustus (—)
Person (rev.) Tiberius (Caesar)
Issue Year 41
Dating AD 9/10
Obverse inscription ΑΜΙΣΗΝ ΕΤΟΥΣ ΑΜ
Obverse design laureate head of Augustus, r.
Reverse inscription
Reverse design bare head of Tiberius?, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 12.85 g
Axis 1
Reference Rec 70a
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)
Note Rec interpreted the head on the rev. as Agrippa. In view of the date, however, Tiberius seems more likely.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P
2     see Rec, pl. G.20
3     Sinop: 33-3-80
4     Demos Auctions 2, 5 June 2021, lot 381
5     ✸ Leu EA 20, 25 June 2022, lot 1880