RPC I, 2982

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2982
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Hierapolis
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Magistrate Magytes the Younger (without title)
Obverse inscription ΝΕΡΩΝ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ
Obverse design draped bust of Nero, r.
Reverse inscription ΜΑΓΥΤΗΣ ΝΕΩΤΕΡΟΣ ΙΕΡΑΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Pluto and Persephone in chariot, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 18 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 8 (3 in the core collections)
Note This type and 2983 refer to the Plutonium or Charoneion at Hierapolis (Weber, NC, 1913, p. 144; Cichorius in C. Humann et al., op. cit., pp. 4, 38, 44; Ramsay, Phrygia, p. 86). For a corresponding type at Orthosia, reflecting its proximity to the Plutonium at Nysa, see 2846.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: B-I RSN 1913, 69, no. 194 corr.
2 2     B: 323/1894
3 3     P: 1311
4 4     CNG MBS 60, 22 May 2002, lot 1238 = CNG MBS 60, 22 May 2002, lot 1238
5 5     CGT coll. = Naville 20, 7 Feb. 2016, lot 314
6 6     ✸ J. Clark coll
7 7     Naumann 79, 7 July 2019, lot 381
8 8     Naumann 45, 3 July 2016, lot 507