RPC I, 485


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume I
Number 485
Province Tarraconensis
Region Hispania
City Saguntum
Reign Uncertain
Obverse inscription
Obverse design head of Neptune, r., trident behind
Reverse inscription ῀?] ΝΕΑ (or ΣΑΓ) ΠΟΛ
Reverse design Nike, l., holding wreath and palm; standing on prow
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Specimens 19 (1 in the core collections)
Note This type was attributed to a Spanish uncertain mint, but it is now proposed to have been struck in Saguntum, since finds surrounding this city have increased in number (P. P. Ripollès, M. M. Llorens, Arse-Saguntum. Historia monetaria de la ciudad y sus territorio (Sagunto, 2002), p. 478).
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1980,1138.1
2     Simon coll. (sagunt)
3     ✸ private coll. (València)
4     Ripollès–Adelantado coll. (Sagunt)
5     Ripollès–Adelantado coll. (Sagunt)
6     Vela coll. (Sagunt)
7     FNMT
8 –15     see L. Villaronga, GN 49, 1978, 51–3
16     A. García coll. (Utiel, València)
17     A. García coll. (Utiel, València)
18     Museu de Prehistòria de València: 8057
19     Vico 158, 14 Apr. 2021, lot 98