RPC I, 2385A

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2385A
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lydia
City Hierocaesarea
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Magistrate Capito (high priest)
Dating between AD 54 and 59
Obverse inscription ΝƐΡWΝ ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΟϹ
Obverse design draped bust of Nero, r.
Reverse inscription ΙƐΡΟΚΑΙϹΑΡƐWΝ ƐΠΙ ΚΑΠΙΤWΝΟϹ
Reverse design Artemis standing r., drawing bow, with stag behind
Metal Æ
Average diameter 18 mm
Average weight 4.94 g
Axis 6, 7, 12
Specimens 8
Note Appears to be a new but feasible type, with bust of Nero (as RPC I, 2384/5) and reverse as that previously known only for Agrippina II (RPC I, 2388).
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Goddard coll. G297
2     Lindgren III, 471 = Berk 170th BBS, 29 July 2010, lot 506
3     CGT Coll. = Saint Paul Antiques 16, 31 Mar. 2018, lot 315
4     ✸ Savoca London 4, 12 Jan. 2020, lot 443
5     CGT Coll.
6     CGT Coll.
7     B: 18203687, I-B KM 172, no. 1, with Taf. VI.4
8     CGT Coll. = Savoca 92 Blue, 19 Dec. 2020, lot 1252