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
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