RPC I, 3011

 

Image of specimen #20

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 3011
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Maeonia
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Magistrate Ti. Cl. Menekrates (without title)
Dating c. AD 65
Obverse inscription ΝΕΡΩΝ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ
Obverse design laureate head of Nero, r.
Reverse inscription ΜΑΙΟΝΩΝ ΜΕΝΕΚΡΑΤΟΥΣ, ƐΠ ΤΙ ΚΛ (in field)
Reverse design veiled goddess standing, r., with sceptre
Metal Leaded bronze
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 4.03 g
Axis 12
Reference BMC 32, Cop 231
Specimens 21
Die-links 2: same obv. die as 3013/6. 16: same obv. die as 3012/1, 3013/1–5.
Note The type is variously interpreted as Boule (Imhoof-Blumer, LS, p. 93), Hestia (BMC) or Demeter (Wa). The letter forms Ϲ and Ɛ also occur.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1979,0101.2002 ex vA 3016
2     L BMC 32
3     L BMC 33
4     L BMC 34
5     L: 1920,0516.69
6     NY: 1952.142.152
7     NY: 1944.100.49282
8     P: 601 Wa 5062
9     C McClean 8672 (pl. 303.16)
10     O
11     O
12     B: Löbb
13     B: Rauch
14     B: I-B LS 93, no. 5
15     V: GR 30142
16     Mu: 9b
17     Cop SNG 231
18     Kovacs 13 (1981) lot 144
19     Aufhäuser 13 (1997) lot 307
20     ✸ Naumann 85, 5 Jan. 2020, lot 286 = Hirsch 357, 18 June 2020, lot 422
21     CGT Coll.