RPC II, 1624

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 1624
Province Galatia-Cappadocia
Region Galatia
City Tavium
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ(ΤΟ) ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ ΟΥΕΣΠΑΣΙΑΝΟΣ
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian r.
Reverse inscription ΣΕΒΑΣΤΗΝΩΝ ΤΡΟΚΜΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus holding thunderbolt and sceptre seated, l., in front of shrine; eagle on r
Metal Brass
Average diameter 30 mm
Average weight 18.92 g
Axis 6, 7
Reference BMC 6, SNG France 2647–8
Specimens 7 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2, 6: same obv. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ M. Schøyen coll. (ex MünzZentrum 75, 14 Apr. 1993, lot 913; Münzen Auction Essen 64, 1992, lot 0364; R. Künker 21, 1992, lot 625) = Oslo Myntgalleri AS 28, 6 May 2022, lot 72
2     L BMC 6
3     P: 276 Wa 6691 = SNG 2647
4     P: 277 Wa 6692 = SNG 2648
5     Boston: 61.1065 C. Vermeule, Greek Imperial Coins, second edn., vol. I (Boston, 1985); ex Glendining, R. Lockett coll. XII (Greek IV), 23 Feb. 1961, lot 2977; Egger, Prowe coll., 11 May 1914, lot 2370
6     Warsaw: 84060
7     Lanz 138, 26 Nov. 2007, lot 612