RPC II, 1302

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 1302
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Hierapolis
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Magistrate M N Haplos (without title)
Obverse inscription ΟΥΕΣΠΑΣΙΑΝΟΣ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription Μ Ν ΑΠΛΟΣ ΙΕΡΑΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design goddess standing, l., holding corn-ears and poppy in r. hand and cornucopia in l. hand; to l., serpent
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Average weight 5.37 g
Axis 12
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Note W. Weiser, 'Quintus Corellius Rufus and Marcus Maecius in Asia', EA 20, 1992, pp. 117-25, suggest (p. 120) that Haplos might be the son of the man of the same name who occurs on Tiberian coins (RPC I, 2961-2).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: I-B KM p. 241, no. 29
2     ✸ A. Tricarico coll. (ex Victoria 2, 27 Sep. 2022, lot 364)