RPC I, 2712A


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume I
Number 2712A
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Miletus
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Magistrate Tiberius Claudius Damas
Obverse inscription ΝΕΡΩΝ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Nero, left
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΤΙ ΔΑΜΑ ΜΙΛΗΤΟΣ
Reverse design hero Miletos with aphlaston and spear standing left; foot on prow; river-god behind
Metal copper-based alloy
Specimens 4 (0 in the core collections)
Note The attribution to Miletus rests on the style and, particularly, the name of the magistrate. See L. Robert, Hautes Etudes Numismatiques. Monnaies Grecques (1967), pp. 47-52 for Damas and his interest in the restoration of old cults and customs.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Bankhaus Aufhäuser 7, 9–10 Oct. 1990, lot 379
2 2     ✸ Didyma finds (H.R. Baldus, Istanbuler Mitteilungen 34 (1984), p. 293, 97 with Taf. 58
3 3     Finarte asta 995 [Fontana] (27.11.1996), lot 796
4 4     Cast in Winterthur, labelled 'Paris, 11.55'