RPC I, 4281


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4281
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Claudius
Person (obv.) Nero (Caesar)
Issue undated issues. Late in the reign?
Obverse inscription NERO GERMANICVS CAESAR
Obverse design laureate head of Nero, r.
Reverse inscription S C
Reverse design inscription within a laurel wreath of eight leaves
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 14.78 g
Axis 12
Reference Wr. 16, McAlee 281
Specimens 4
Note The legend on 3 indicates an attribution to Nero rather than Germanicus (cf. the comment on p. 621 regarding the date of the ‘Germanicus’ coin). Butcher, CRS p. 359, suggests that this may date to the end of Claudius’ reign.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1970,1208.1
2     G SNG 2808
3     ✸ McAlee coll.
4     Hirsch 169 (20 Feb. 1991) lot 784