RPC I, 2486

 

Image of specimen #28

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2486
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Poppaea
Dating c.AD 62/5
Obverse inscription ΝƐΡΩΝΑ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΟΝ
Obverse design laureate head of Nero, r.
Reverse inscription ΝƐΙΚΗ ΠΟ(Π)ΠΑΙΑ ΖΜΥ(Ρ)
Reverse design Poppaea as Nike, l., with wreath and cornucopia
Metal Bronze
Average diameter 17 mm
Axis 6, 7, 12
Reference Klose XXXIV B, 18–31
Specimens 30 (2 in the core collections)
Note 5 obv. and 12 rev. dies. Compare Sardis 3010?

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 1944.100.47036
2 2     L BMC 292
3 3 –27     see Klose
28 28     ✸ Naumann 84, 1 Dec. 2019, lot 223
29 29     CGT coll. = Pecunem 8, 6 Oct. 2013, lot 216
30 30     CGT coll. = Pecunem 26, 14 Dec. 2014, lot 368