RPC I, 5318A

 

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Coin type
Volume I
Number 5318A
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Issue LΙΔ = year 14
Dating AD 67/8
Obverse inscription ΝΕΡΩ ΚΛΑV ΚΑΙΣ ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡ ΑV
Obverse design laureate head of Nero, r.
Reverse inscription ΖΕΥΣ ΚΑΠΕ[ΤΩΛ]ΙΟΣ, LΙΔ
Reverse design Zeus seated, l; Nike
Metal Æ
Average diameter 39 mm
Average weight 31.90 g
Axis 12
Specimens 6
Note Formerly 5285. DS 281 shows that the date is clearly year 14, not 11 (see R. Pincock, ‘Nero’s large bronze coinage for Egypt’, NC 1995, pp. 266-71 (6 specimens listed). See also 5286.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ CNG, Triton XXII, 8 Jan. 2019, lot 763 = CNG, Triton XXI, 8 Jan. 2018, lot 20 (Staffieri coll.) = Kunst und Münzen AG FPL 50, Nov. 1982, lot 151 = Dattari 281
2     NY
3     Künker 83, 17 June 2003, lot 782
4     CNG, 2 Sept. 1992, lot 701: see R. Pincock, NC 1995, p. 269, no. II-5
5     Sotheby, 9 Mar. 1972 (Jungfleisch), lot 26 = Glendining, 20 June 1984, lot 95. R. Pincock, NC 1995, p. 269, no. II-6
6     Kovacs, ex Harmer Rooke 20 May 1972, lot 377 (illustrated) = Myers/Adams, 6 Dec. 1973, lot 285. R. Pincock NC 1995, p. 269, no. II-4.