RPC I, 3661A


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 3661A
Province Galatia-Cappadocia
Region Cappadocia
City Hierapolis (Comana)
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Obverse design laureate head of Nero, right
Reverse inscription Ι[ ]ΤΩΝ [ ]ΤΩ ϹΑΡ
Reverse design two mountains; that to right surmounted by a statue
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 1
Reference Ganschow 1101
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note The rev. legend can be read as ΙΕΡΟΠΟΛΙΤWΝ [ΤWΝ ΠΡ]ΟϹ ΤW ΣΑΡWΙ. A larger denomination corresponding to 3661. The B should not be taken as part of Nero’s titles. The letter B also appears on the reverse of 3661. Perhaps denoting year 2 (see commentary there).
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ CNG Triton VIII, 11 Jan. 2005, lot 786 = Hirsch 181, 22 Feb. 1994, lot 539 ex Baldwin, MM, Vecchi, The New York Sale II, 2 Dec. 1999, lot 162