RPC II, 1819


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume II
Number 1819
Province Cyprus
Region Cyprus
City Koinon of Cyprus
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Issue Year 8 (Η)
Dating AD 75/6
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, right
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ ΕΤΟΥϹ Η
Reverse design temple of Aphrodite at Paphos, in which canonical xoanon; paved semicircular walled courtyard; garland between two antae; star on either side of xoanon; dove facing inwards on apex
Metal brass
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 12
Reference Parks 13a
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Bergamo: 1003 R. Martini, Catalogue delle monete provinciali, Bergomum 5, 1997, no. 28
2 2     NY: 1951.64.62 Parks 13a.2
3 3     ✸ Private Cypriot coll. (ex Hess Divo 333, The Galba coll., 30 Nov. 2017, lot 175; Leu 77, 2000, lot 536)