RPC I, 4750

 

Image of specimen #19

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4750
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Ptolemais
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP NER CL CAES AVG GER P M TR POT
Obverse design laureate head of Nero, right; before, star and crescent
Reverse inscription DIVOS CLAVD STAB GER FELIX P, III VI X XI, COL CLA (across field)
Reverse design togate man ploughing with two oxen, right; behind, four vexilla
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Reference Seyrig 31, Rouvier 996
Specimens 20 (8 in the core collections)
Note For the date (66–68?) and identification of the relevant legions, see introduction.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 1944.100.71205
2 2     L: 1908,0110.1234 BMC 16
3 3     L: 1906,0712.147 BMC 18
4 4     P Bab 1525
5 5     P Bab 1526
6 6     O
7 7     Cop SNG 181
8 8     Rouvier
9 9     Beirut-AUB Baramki 12
10 10     J-MJA Y. Meshorer, City Coins of Eretz-Israel, no. 2
11 11     Rosenberger 9
12 12     Rosenberger 10
13 13     JSW
14 14     IMJ Sofaer 131
15 15     IMJ Sofaer 133
16 16     IMJ Sofaer 132
17 17     NY: 1944.100.71206
18 18     CGT coll.
19 19     ✸ Markov The New York Sale XLV, 8 Jan. 2019, lot 219
20 20     CNG 118, 13 Sept. 2021, lot 751