RPC II, 1037A


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume II
Number 1037A
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Teos
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Domitian (Caesar) ; Titus (Caesar)
Obverse inscription [ ] ϹΕΒΑϹΤΟϹ ΤΗΙΩΝ
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed (or draped?) bust of Vespasian, right
Reverse inscription ΤΙΤΟϹ ΚΕϹΑΡ (above) [ ]
Reverse design bare head of Titus, right, facing bare head of Domitian, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note Although the coin is not in good condition the readings do seem definite. This is the first coin of Teos for Vespasian’s own reign, and is the same large denomination as is found for the first time otherwise only under Domitian (RPC II, 1039).
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Winterthur: G 6360 ex Rhousopolos