RPC I, 3111

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 3111
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Phrygia
City Ancyra
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus) ; Poppaea
Magistrate Ti Bassillos (without title)
Dating c. AD 62–3
Obverse inscription ΝΕΡΩΝ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ ΠΟΠΠΑΙΑ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΗ
Obverse design bare head of Nero, r., facing draped bust of Poppaea, l.
Reverse inscription ΟΥΟΛΑΣΕΝΝΑ ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤΩ ΙΟΥΛΙΕΩΝ ΑΝΚΥΡΑΝΩΝ, ΑΙΤΗΣΑΜΕΝΟΥ ΤΙ ΒΑΣΣΙΛΛΟΥ ΕΦ (in field)
Reverse design Zeus standing, l., with anchor and sceptre
Metal Brass
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 9.36 g
Axis 12
Specimens 3
Note See P. Weiss, ‘Zur Münzprägung mit den Formeln ΑΙΤΗΣΑΜΕΝΟΥ und ΕΙΣΑΝΓΕΙΛΑΝΤΟΣ’, in E. Schwertheim (ed.), Studien zum antiken Kleinasien II (Bonn, 1992), 167-180, at 167-70, for the name and interpretation

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 329
2     L: 1922,0621.1
3     ✸ B: 18201913, Löbb