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, son of Brachullidas
Dating Vespasian?
Obverse inscription ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ
Obverse design laureate bust, right
Reverse inscription ΤΑΒΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design deer, right or left; monogram ΚΑ
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 12
Reference Robert, Carie BA, BB
Specimens 6 (3 in the core collections)
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 Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 63
2 2     P: 1050 Wa 2632 = Robert, Carie pl. 22, 13
3 3     Cop SNG 552
4 4     Weber 3189a
5 5     ✸ CGT coll. ex Roma eAuction 8, lot 387
6 6     A. Tricarico coll.