RPC II, 1821

 

Image of specimen #23

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 1821
Province Cyprus
Region Cyprus
City Koinon of Cyprus
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Issue Year 8 (Η)
Dating AD 75/6
Obverse inscription ΟΥΕϹΠΑϹΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΟϹ
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; candelabrum on each side of building
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference BMC 20, Parks 13a
Specimens 22 (15 in the core collections)
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: Fox
2 2     B: Löbb.
3 3     L BMC 20
4 4     L: 1925,0105.57
5 5     P: 802
6 6     C McClean 9188
7 7     C McClean 9189
8 8     V: GR 19327
9 9     V: GR 19328
10 10     Mu
11 11     O
12 12     NY: 1944.100.62177
13 13     NY: 1952.142.326
15 15     NY: 1952.142.327
16 16     NY: 1944.100.62176
17 17     Numismatic Archive A. Pitsillides
18 18     Nicosia Cyprus Museum: Archives 1935/X-19/6
19 19     Nicosia Cyprus Museum: Archives 1935/X-19/7
20 20     CGT coll.
21 21     A. Tricarico coll. (ex Künker eLive Auction 31, lot 209)
22 22     Roma Numismatics EA 109, 11 May 2023, lot 816
23 23     ✸ CNG EA 538, 10 May 2023, lot 430