RPC I, 2479

 

Image of specimen #42

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2479
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 ΑΥ ΓΕΣΣΙΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΡΙΣ ΖΜΥ(Ρ)
Reverse design Nemesis standing, r., with caduceus; before, serpent
Metal Bronze
Average diameter 20 mm
Average weight 5.27 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Klose XXXIII, 1–17 and 28–35
Specimens 43
Note The form Ϲ occurs as a regular variant. 6 obv. (1 shared with 2478) and 24 rev. dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 287
2 –39     see Klose
40     Leeds-UL: 737
41     Gorny & Mosch 196, 7 Mar. 2011, lot 2115
42     ✸ Gorny & Mosch EA 271, 29 May 2020, lot 503
43     CGT coll. = Pecunem 16, 4 May 2014, lot 692