RPC I, 974

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 974
Province Cyrenaica and Crete
Region Crete
City Unlocated mint of Crete
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Issue second group
Dating after AD 64
Obverse inscription ΝΕΡΩΝ ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒ(Α) ΓΕΡΜ(ΑΝΙ)
Obverse design bare head of Nero, r.
Reverse inscription
Reverse design Zeus wearing himation, holding thunderbolt and sceptre, l.; in field, seven stars and eagle to l.
Metal Silver
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 8.55 g
Axis 6
Reference Sv 35
Specimens 4 (4 in the core collections)
Die-links 3–4: same obv. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1947,0606.691
2     ✸ P: 1984/1127 ex MM 66/1984, 224
3     V: GR 14449 Sv, pl. XXXII, 21: rev
4     C: Leake 8897 SNG IV, 4002