RPC I, 2629

 

Image of specimen #20

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2629
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Ephesus
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus) ; Poppaea
Magistrate M. Acilius Aviola (proconsul) ; Aichmokles (without title)
Dating AD 65/6
Obverse inscription ΝΕΡΩΝ ΠΟΠΠΑΙΑ, ΕΦ
Obverse design draped bust of Poppaea, r., facing laureate head of Nero, l.
Reverse inscription ΑΟΥΙΟΛΑ ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤΩ ΑΙΧΜΟΚΛΗΣ ΡΩΜΗ
Reverse design turreted bust of Roma, r.; below, bee
Metal Bronze
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 9.20 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference BMC 213, Cop 377, Karwiese 83
Specimens 21 (16 in the core collections)
Note Variant of obverse type with Nero’s laureate head on r. facing draped bust of Poppaea, l.; 1. B. Callegher, ‘Una moneta di Nerone e Poppea della zecca di Efeso’, Annotazioni Numismatiche 19, settembre 1995, pp. 416-7; 2. Giessener Münzhandlung 104, 9-10 Oct. 2000, lot 678, 9.20 (as 2629, but draped bust of Nero, r. facing draped bust of Poppaea, l.).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: I-B GM 639, 287
2     B: Löbb
3     B: Fox
4     B: 9808
5     B: B-I
6     P: 627
7     P: 628
8     L BMC 213
9     L BMC 214
10     Cop SNG 377
11     O
12     V: GR 17149
13     V: GR 27720
14     V: GR 31483
15     Mu: 77a
16     MMAG 41 (1970) lot 380
17     Waddell 9.12.1982, lot 189
18     Sternberg XXI (1988) lot 363
19     Weber 5873
20     ✸ Gorny & Mosch 265, 14 Oct. 2019, lot 993
21     V: GR 43610