RPC I, 3005


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 3005
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Sardis
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Magistrate Mindios (strategos for the second time)
Dating c.AD 60
Obverse inscription ΝΕΡΩΝ, ΣΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ (as a monogram)
Obverse design laureate head of Nero, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΜΙΝΔΙΟΥ ΣΤΡΑ ΤΟ Β
Reverse design laureate head of Heracles, r., with lion skin tied round neck
Metal Æ
Average diameter 16 mm
Average weight 3.72 g
Axis 1, 6, 12
Specimens 7 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ JSW = CNG MBS 76, 12 Sept. 2007, lot 1077
2     V: GR 27765
3     A: MN 5846b
4     CGT coll.
5     CGT coll.
6     CGT coll.
7     H.I. coll.