RPC II, 1028

 

Image of specimen #24

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 1028
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Domitian
Person (obv.) Vespasian the Younger
Issue No magistrate
Dating c.AD 94/5
Obverse inscription ΟΥƐϹΠΑϹΙΑΝΟϹ ΝΕΩΤΕΡΟϹ
Obverse design bare head (or bust) of the younger Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription ΖΜΥΡΝΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design Nike advancing r., holding wreath and palm
Metal Brass
Average diameter 16 mm
Average weight 2.87 g
Axis 12
Reference Klose XLII, 1–5
Specimens 24
Note Two obv. dies. For the identification of Vespasian the Younger as the son of Flavius Clemens, adopted by Domitian in c. 95, see introduction.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 319
2 –22     see Klose
23     CGT coll. ex CGB, Paris
24     ✸ Leu 4, 25 May 2019, lot 437