RPC II, 2089

 

Image of specimen #11

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 2089
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Dora
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Titus (Caesar)
Issue Year 132
Dating AD 69/70 (?)
Obverse inscription Τ ΦΛΑΥΙ ΟΥΕϹΠ ΚΑΙϹ ΕΤΟΥ ΝΕΟΥ ΙΕΡ
Obverse design laureate head of Titus, right
Reverse inscription ΔωΡΙΤωΝ, L ΒΛΡ (in l. field)
Reverse design turreted Tyche standing facing, head right, holding standard and cornucopia
Metal bronze
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 27, Meshorer Dora 33 and 32a
Specimens 15 (6 in the core collections)
Note The peculiar obv. legend is copied from tetradrachms of Antioch (as 1940), but without the year numeral.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1908,0110.1189 BMC 27
2 2     L: 1908,0110.1188 BMC 28
3 3     L: 1899,0919.596 BMC 29
4 4     B: Löbb.
5 5     B: Löbb.
6 6     V: GR 22572
7 7     J-MJA
8 8     CGT coll.
9 9     Agora Auctions Numismatic 35, 23 June 2015, lot 198
10 10     M&M GmbH 18, 5 Oct. 2005, lot 1516
11 11     ✸ Gemini X, 13 Jan. 2013, lot 776
12 12     IMJ Sofaer 25
13 13     IMJ Sofaer 26
14 14     IMJ Sofaer 27
15 15     A. Tricarico coll. (ex Savoca 108 Blue, 31 July 2021, lot 413)