RPC II, 1252

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 1252
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Tabae
Reign Uncertain
Person (obv.) Uncertain
Magistrate Kallikrates Brachyllidou (without title)
Dating Vespasian?
Obverse inscription ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ
Obverse design laureate bust, r.
Reverse inscription ΤΑΒΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design deer, r. or l.; monogram ΚΑ
Metal Æ
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 5.06 g
Axis 12
Reference Robert, Carie BA, BB
Specimens 6
Note Robert identified the head as Nero, but the monogram ΚΑ (or perhaps it should be read as ΚΑΛ) seems to link it to the coins of Kallikrates and suggests, like the portrait, that it too is Flavian. Probably Vespasian (or Titus).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 63
2     P: 1050 Wa 2632 = Robert, Carie pl. 22, 13
3     Cop SNG 552
4     Weber 3189a
5     ✸ CGT coll. ex Roma eAuction 8, lot 387
6     A. Tricarico coll.