RPC I, 5203

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 5203
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Nero (Augustus)
Issue LΓ = year 3
Dating AD 56/7
Obverse inscription ΝΕΡ ΚΛΑΥ ΚΑΙΣ ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡ ΑΥΤΟ
Obverse design laureate head of Nero, r.
Reverse inscription ΠΡΟΝ ΝΕΟΥ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΥ, LΓ
Reverse design Nero, radiate, on throne, l. with sceptre and ?baton
Metal Silver
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 12.61 g
Axis 12
Reference Walker 111–20
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)
Note AR 23%. M. Bergmann, ‘Pronoia Neou Sebastou’, in B. Kluge and B. Weisser (eds), XII. Internationaler Numismatischer Kongress Berlin 1997. Akten - Proceedings - Actes (Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, 2000), pp. 657-63.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Dattari 200 = Naville Numismatics 71, 13 Feb. 2022, lot 236
2     O: HCR25462 M 145
3     L BMC 154
4     ✸ B: 18234036
5     CNG Triton XXI, Staffieri coll., 8 Jan. 2018, lot 13 (ex Gorny & Mosch 196, 7 Mar. 2011, lot 2281)