RPC II, 1421

 

Image of specimen #12

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 1421
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Synnada
Region Phrygia
City Amorium
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Magistrate L Vipsanios Silvanos (without title)
Obverse inscription ΟΥΕΣΠΑΣΙΑΝΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ Λ ΟΥΙΨΑΝΙΟΥ ΑΜΟΡΙΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus seated, l., with thunderbolt and spear
Metal Æ
Average diameter 18 mm
Average weight 4.08 g
Axis 12
Reference BMC 34; Cop 124; Katsari G16–33, pp. 73–4 and pl. 7
Specimens 13
Die-links 1, 3, 7: same rev. die.
Note 1–11: probably same obv. die. The N in ΟΥΙΨΑΝΙΟΥ and both Ns in ΑΜΟΡΙΑΝΩΝ are retrograde.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1979,0101.2124 vA 3403
2     L: 1979,0101.2125 vA (not in SNG)
3     L BMC 34
4     P: 293
5     P: 295 Wa 5612
6     B: 8319 TF
7     V: GR 34305
8     Cop SNG 124
9     Schøyen coll. = Knopek Lagerliste, 5 Oct. 1980, lot 271
10     Afyon: 1805
11     Knopek, Dec. 1979, lot 399
12     ✸ A. Tricarico coll. (ex Numismatic Naumann 75, 3 Mar. 2019, lot 429)
13     CGT coll. = Naumann 84, 1 Dec. 2019, lot 233