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 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