RPC II, 1206

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 1206
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Orthosia
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΟΥΕΣΠΑΣΙΑΝΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription ΟΡΘΩΣΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus standing, l., holding thunderbolt and sceptre
Metal Bronze
Average diameter 17 mm
Average weight 5.10 g
Axis 12
Reference BMC 11
Specimens 4
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies.
Note Zeus is probably holding a thunderbolt, as on coins of Domitian (1209). Probably same obv. die as 1204/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 11
2     Lindgren 661
3     Winterthur: G 7166
4     ✸ A. Tricarico, coll. (ex Savoca 122th Blue Auction, 25 Dec. 2021, lot 670)