RPC II, 1423

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 1423
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Synnada
Region Phrygia
City Amorium
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Magistrate L Antonios Longeinos (without title)
Obverse inscription ΟΥΕΣΠΑΣΙΑΝΟΝ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΑ ΑΜ
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ Λ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΟΥ ΛΟΝΓΕΙΝ(ΟΥ)
Reverse design eagle standing, l., on uncertain object
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Average weight 6.38 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Katsari G42–45, pp. 74–5 and pl. 8
Specimens 7
Die-links 1, 5: same rev. die.
Note Dräger p. 347, no. 359 describes rev. design as 'Adler mit Keule'. ΛΟΝΓΕΙΝΟΥ on 4 and 6; ΛΟΝΓΕΙΝ on 1-3 and 5.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: 739/1914 Prowe 1877
2     vA 3405
3     Boston: 63.241 Hesperia Art Bulletin 21, no. 260
4     NY: 1998.18.72
5     ✸ Naville Numismatics 41, 24 June 2018, lot 174
6     A. Tricarico coll. (ex Gorny and Mosch EA 271, 29 May 2020, lot 614; Naumann 96, 1 Nov. 2020, lot 394)
7     CGT coll. = Lydia Numismatics EA 6, 6 March 2021, lot 296