RPC I, 5289A

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 5289A
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Issue LΙΒ = year 12
Dating AD 65/6
Obverse inscription ΝΕΡΩ ΚΛΑΥ ΚΑΙΣ ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡ ΑΥ
Obverse design radiate head of Nero with 'steps' hairstyle, right
Reverse inscription ΠΟΠΠΑΙΑ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΗ, L ΙΒ
Reverse design bust of Poppaea, right
Metal silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note Confirmation required. Poppaea died in AD 65, so it seems unlikely that coins should have been made for her in year 12.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Kreuzer coll., ex DS pl. 7, 199 = Naville 51, 21 July 2019, lot 301