RPC I, 2478

 

Image of specimen #16

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2478
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Agrippina II ; Nero (Augustus)
Magistrate Aulos Gessios Philopatris (without title)
Dating c.AD 54/9
Obverse inscription ΝƐΡΩΝΑ ΣƐΒΑΣΤΟΝ ΑΓΡΙΠΠΙΝΑΝ ΣƐΒΑΣΤΗΝ
Obverse design draped bust of Agrippina II facing laureate head of Nero
Reverse inscription ΑΥΛΟΣ ΓΕΣΣΙΟΣ ΖΜΥΡΝΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design Nemesis standing, r., with caduceus; before, serpent
Metal Bronze
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 5.70 g
Axis 6
Reference Klose XXXIII, 18–27
Specimens 16
Note The form Ϲ also occurs as a regular variant. 4 obv. (1 shared with 2479) and 9 rev. dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1920,0805.1666 ex Fox ex Weber
2 –15     see Klose 18–27
16     ✸ CNG EA 193, 6 Aug. 2008, lot 143