RPC II, 1005

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 1005
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Magistrate Agron Eusebes (strategos (and grammateus?)) ; Italicus (proconsul) ; Julia (without title)
Dating before AD 79
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΩΡ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΟΥƐϹΠΑϹΙΑΝΟϹ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription ΑΝΘΥ ΙΤΑΛΙΚΩ ƐΠΙ ΙΟΥΛΙΑϹ ϹΤΡΑ ΑΓΡΩΝ ƐΥϹƐΒΗϹ ΖΜΥΡ
Reverse design Cybele seated, l., holding patera and resting arm on tympanum; at feet, lion
Metal Brass
Average diameter 30 mm
Average weight 15.60 g
Axis 11
Reference Klose XXXV C; Stumpf 332
Specimens 22
Note 5 obv. dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: I-B
2     ✸ L: 1979,0101.1776
3 –20     see Klose
21     Lindgren A562B
22     A. Tricarico coll. (ex Leu Web Auction 4, 24 June 2018, lot 496)