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
Dating AD 74/75
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚ ΟΥΕϹ ΚΑΙ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΩ
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, right
Reverse inscription ΕΤΟ-ΚϚ ΒΑ / ΑΓΡΙΠ-ΠΑ
Reverse design Tyche with kalathos standing, left, holding cornucopia and two corn-ears
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 12
Reference Meshorer 30b-c corr.
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
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 Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ A. Reifenberg coll. = Meshorer pl. 14. 30b
2 2     A. Reifenberg coll. = Meshorer pl. 14. 30c
3 3     IMJ Sofaer 224