RPC I, 3150

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 3150
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Apamea
Region Phrygia
City Eumenea
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Magistrate Ioulios Kleon (archiereus of Asia)
Obverse inscription ΝƐΡWΝ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΟϹ
Obverse design draped bust of Nero, r.
Reverse inscription ΙΟΥΛΙΟϹ ΚΛƐWΝ Ο ΑΡΧΙƐΡƐΥϹ ƐΥΜƐΝƐWΝ
Reverse design double axe
Metal Leaded bronze
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 5.23 g
Axis 12
Reference BMC 40
Specimens 5
Note The odd composition (bronze, not brass like 3149 or 3151), and the slightly odd fabric, make one hesitant about the authenticity of these coins. On the other hand, 3152 forms a neat parallel (letter forms, shorter legend, the use of an attribute of 3149 and 3150 as the type).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 40
2     B: I-B GRMK 149, no. 2
3     Trade 2016
4     ✸ Savoca 82nd Online Auction, 26 July 2020, lot 245
5     Savoca 92 Blue, 19 Dec. 2020, lot 1331