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 ΚΛΑV ΚΑΙΣ ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡ ΑV
Obverse design radiate head of Nero with 'steps' hairstyle, r.
Reverse inscription ΠΟΠΠΑΙΑ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΗ, LΙΒ
Reverse design bust of Poppaea, r.
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