RPC I, 602


Image of specimen #42


Coin type
Volume I
Number 602
Province Italy
Region Italy
City Uncertain mint in North Italy
Reign Roman Republic
Magistrate Q. Oppius (praetor)
Obverse inscription
Obverse design diademed head of Venus, r.; (symbol)
Reverse inscription Q OPPIVS PR
Reverse design Victory advancing, l., holding palm branch and bowl of fruit; (symbol)
Metal Brass
Average diameter 27 mm
Reference FITA 43, RRC 550/2, Bahrfeldt, NZ 1909, 80
External URI(s) http://numismatics.org/crro/id/rrc-550.2a
Specimens 42 (2 in the core collections)
Note The following obverse/reverse symbols have been reported: star in crescent/­(RRC 2a); crescent/- (RRC 2b); crescent/thunderbolt (RRC 2c, Bahrfeldtc); capricorn/thunderbolt (RRC 2d, Bahrfeldt d); capricorn/vine-leaf (RRC2e); crescent and capricorn/thunderbolt (RRC 2f, Bahrfeldt e);-/thunderbolt (Bahrfeldt b). See now M. Barbato, “The Coins of Clovius and Oppius (RRC 476/1 and 550/1-3): New Evidence from Find-spots.” Numismatic Chronicle 175 (2015), 103-116.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMCRR 4133
2 2     L BMCRR 4132
3 3 –41     See Bahrfeldt
42 42     ✸ NAC 63, 17 May 2012, lot 606