RPC II, 1471

 

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Coin type
Volume II
Number 1471
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 inscription IMP CAESAR VESPASIAN AVGVSTVS
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription PONT MAX TR POT P P COS VIII CENS S C
Reverse design Ceres (?) wearing kalathos standing facing, head l., holding two corn-ears between two poppy-heads in r. hand and cornucopia in l. hand
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 11.46 g
Axis 6
Reference Kraay 2
External URI(s) http://numismatics.org/ocre/id/ric.2_1(2).ves.1503
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 1470/1. 1: same rev. die as 1470/1.
Note Rev. type described as 'Sarapis' in RIC II (2nd ed.) 1503.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ B: I-B Kraay, pl. XXII, 2
2     Bern
3     A. Tricarico coll. (ex Saint Paul Antiques 10, lot 328)
4     Demos 5, 30 Oct. 2021, lot 487
5     Bucephalus Numismatic Gold 7, 30 Sept. - 1 Oct. 2022, lot 884