RPC I, 5305A

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 5305A
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Augustus (Divus)
Issue LΙΔ = year 14
Dating AD 67/8
Obverse inscription ΝΕΡΩ ΚΛΑV ΚΑΙΣ ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡ ΑV, LΙΔ
Obverse design radiate bust of Nero with aegis, l.
Reverse inscription ΘΕΟΣ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ
Reverse design radiate head of Augustus, r.
Metal Silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 14.03 g
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies.
Note Contemporary forgeries. The type does not otherwise exist for this year.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Naville Numismatics 30, 2 Apr. 2017, lot 279
2     DS pl. 318, 70 = Naville Numismatics 53, 3 Nov. 2019, lot 268
3     Naville Numismatics 55, 9 Feb. 2020, lot 289, ex Dattari