RPC I, 3367

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 3367
Province Lycia-Pamphylia
Region Pamphylia
City Attalea
Reign Uncertain
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Issue Uncertain emperor: Nero?
Obverse inscription Γ (behind head)
Obverse design bare head of Nero (?), r.
Reverse inscription ΑΤΤΑΛΕΩΝ
Reverse design helmeted head of Athena, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 6
Reference Baydur 159–60 ('Claudius'), BMC 14
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies.
Note The portrait is completely different from that on 3366 (BMC 13), surely indicating a different emperor. A youngish Nero seems possible, though other later emperors are also possible (e.g., Domitian, Trajan). The possibility that the series is Trajanic must not be excluded.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 14
2 2     B: 235/1875
3 3     CGT coll. = Naville Numismatics 36, 3 Dec. 2017, lot 237
4 4     ✸ J. Clark coll.