RPC I, 3158

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 3158
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Apamea
Region Phrygia
City Sebaste
Reign Nero
Magistrate Ti Zenodotos (without title)
Dating AD 63/8
Obverse inscription ΣΕΒΑΣΤΗΝΩΝ
Obverse design head of Dionysus wearing ivy wreath, r.
Reverse inscription ΤΙ ΖΗΝΟΔΟΤΟΣ
Reverse design eagle on branch, r.
Metal Brass
Average diameter 15 mm
Average weight 2.72 g
Axis 12
Reference BMC 1, Cop 671
Specimens 5
Note The qualitative metal analysis on 2 suggested an unusual alloy of copper, zinc, tin and lead (generally called 'gun metal' in English).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 1922
2     L: 1903,0404.120 BMC 1
3     L: 1920,0805.1638
4     Cop SNG 671
5     ✸ Naumann 77, 5 May 2019, lot 511