RPC I, 2489

 

Image of specimen #65

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2489
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Nero
Magistrate Ti Claudius Hieronymos (strategos) ; Ti Claudius Sosandros (strategos)
Issue no imperial portrait
Dating c.AD 68/9
Obverse inscription ΘƐΟΝ ϹΥΝΚΛΗΤΟΝ ΖΜΥΡ
Obverse design draped bust of Senate, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΤΙ ΙƐΡΩΝΥΜΟΥ ϹΩϹΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Reverse design temple with six columns
Metal Leaded bronze
Average diameter 21 mm
Average weight 4.92 g
Axis 6, 7, 12
Reference Klose III B a
Specimens 67 (2 in the core collections)
Note Perhaps also brass? 12 obv. and 42 rev. dies. Two pieces overstruck on Caligula/Germanicus and Agrippina (2471: BMC 122, O (5.03)). The overstriking (cf. 2490) suggests that some coins may be of brass; see also introduction.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 122
2     L: 1979,0101.1767
3 –63     see Klose
64     CNG MBS 76, S. Wagner coll., 12 Sept. 2007, lot 1069
65     ✸ J. Clark coll. (ex Naumann 97, Plankenhorn coll., 6 Dec. 2020, lot 1407)
66     Münster: M 1143
67     Boston: 63.2596