RPC I, 2482

 

Image of specimen #21

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2482
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus) ; Poppaea
Magistrate Hermogenes (without title) ; Klaros (strategos)
Dating c.AD 62/5
Obverse inscription ΝƐΡΩΝΑ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΟΝ ΠΟΠΠΑΙΑΝ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΗΝ
Obverse design laureate head of Nero facing draped bust of Poppaea
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ƐΡΜΟΓƐΝΟΥϹ ϹΤΡΑ ϹΚΡΙΒΩΝΙΟϹ ΚΛΑΡΟϹ, ΖΜΥΡ
Reverse design Zeus seated, l., with transverse sceptre
Metal Bronze
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 9.34 g
Axis 12
Reference Klose XXXIV A
Specimens 21
Note 9 obv. and 14 rev. dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 291
2 –18     see Klose
19     JSW
20     Gorny & Mosch 141, 10 Oct. 2005, lot 210
21     ✸ The New York sale 54, 12 Jan. 2022, lot 231 (ex MM 81, 1st Sep. 1995, lot 504)