RPC II, 2228

 

Image of specimen #11

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 2228
Province Judaea
Region Samaria
City Sebaste
Reign Domitian
Person (obv.) Domitian (Augustus)
Issue Year 109
Dating AD 81/2 (?)
Obverse inscription IMP DOMITIANVS CAESAR
Obverse design laureate head of Domitian, r.
Reverse inscription ϹΕΒΑϹΤΗΝWΝ, L ΘΡ (in l. field)
Reverse design helmeted figure (Roma?) standing facing, holding parazonium and spear
Metal Æ
Average diameter 20 mm
Average weight 6.65 g
Axis 12
Specimens 11 (2 in the core collections)
Note Previously described as "emperor (?)", but probably to be identified as Athena or Roma

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     NY: 1944.100.69184 SNG 1073
2     NY: 1944.100.69185 SNG 1074
3     Rosenberger 8
4     Rosenberger 9
5     CGT coll.
6     IMJ Sofaer 10
7     Goldberg 104, 12 June 2018, lot 3156 = Markov The New York Sale XLII, 9 Jan. 2018, lot 327 = Goldberg 98, 6 June 2017, lot 1779
8     CNG EA 382, 7 Sept. 2016, lot 309
9     CNG EA 382, 7 Sept. 2016, lot 310
10     Heritage New York Signature Sale 3031, 20 Jan. 2014, lot 27083 = Heritage Long Beach Signature Sale 3018, 5 Sept. 2012, lot 20514
11     ✸ Heritage March 2012 Signature Sale 3003, 8 Mar. 2012, lot 20700