RPC II, 1470


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume II
Number 1470
Province Uncertain
Region Uncertain
City Uncertain mint of Asia Minor of AD 77/78
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Issue Vespasian cos VIII
Dating AD 77 or 78
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, right
Reverse inscription PONT MAX TR POT P P COS VIII CENS S C
Reverse design Ceres veiled standing facing, head left, holding two corn-ears in right hand and cornucopia in left hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6
Reference RIC 801, RIC II,1 V 1497, Kraay 1
External URI(s) http://numismatics.org/ocre/id/ric.2_1(2).ves.1497
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 1471/1, 6, 1472/2. 1: same rev. die as 1471/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 18229092, I-B Kraay pl. XXII
2 2     ✸ McAlee coll. (ex Hauck & Aufhäuser 21, 17 Mar. 2009, lot 292)
3 3     A. Tricarico coll.