RPC II, 2272A

 

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 2272A
Province Judaea
Region Syria
City Caesarea Paneas
Reign Domitian
Person (obv.) Domitian (Augustus) ; Titus (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Agrippa II (king)
Issue Year 26, Greek series
Dating AD 85/6
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ [ΤΙΤΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ] ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design cuirassed and laureate bust of Titus, r., facing laureate head of Domitian l.
Reverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕΩϹ ΑΓΡΙΠΠΑ ΕΤΟΥϹ ΚϚ ΒΑ
Reverse design Pan, naked except for goat skin over shoulder, walking l., playing syrinx and holding pedum over l. shoulder; to r., tree trunk
Metal Æ
Average weight 28.66 g
Specimens 1
Note The present chronology adopts the date of AD 60/1 for year 1 of the era used by Agrippa II, which solves a number of issues but gives the problem of having large number of issues of posthumous coinage for Vespasian and Titus.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     D. Hendin, ‘A new medallion of Agrippa II’, Israel Numismatic Research 4 (2009), pp. 57–61 = D. Hendin, Guide to Biblical Coins (5th ed, New York, 2010), no. 1281