RPC II, 2273

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 2273
Province Judaea
Region Syria
City Caesarea Paneas
Reign Domitian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Agrippa II (king)
Issue Year 26, Greek series
Dating AD 85/6
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚ ΟΥΕϹ ΚΑΙ ϹΕΒΑϹΤW
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΤΟ-ΚϚ ΒΑ / ΑΓΡΙΠ-ΠΑ
Reverse design Tyche with kalathos standing, l., holding cornucopia and two corn-ears
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 16.02 g
Axis 12
Reference Meshorer 30b-c corr.
Specimens 3
Die-links 1–2: same obv. die.
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.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ A. Reifenberg coll. = Meshorer pl. 14. 30b
2     A. Reifenberg coll. = Meshorer pl. 14. 30c
3     IMJ Sofaer 224