RPC II, 2274

 

Image of specimen #14

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 2274
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 ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑ ΟΥΕϹΠΑ ΚΑΙϹΑΡΙ ϹΕΒΑϹΤW
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΤΟΥ-ΚϚ ΒΑ / ΑΓΡΙΠ-ΠΑ
Reverse design Tyche with kalathos standing, l., holding cornucopia and two corn-ears
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 17.26 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference Meshorer 30
Specimens 22
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     P: 141
2     NY: 1944.100.62868 SNG 283
3     J. Samel coll. = Das Heilige Land no. 184 = Künker 334, 17 Mar. 2020, lot 2165
4     A. Reifenberg coll. = Meshorer pl. 14, 30
5     CNG XXXII, 1994, lot 249
6     Leu (1992-2005) 86, 5 May 2003, lot 504
7     A. Tricarico coll. (ex CNG EA 180, 23 Jan. 2008, lot 113; CNG EA 253, 6 Apr. 2011, lot 280)
8     CNG EA 265, 5 Oct. 2011, lot 282
9     CNG EA 293, 19 Dec. 2012, lot 205
10     CNG EA 297, 27 Feb. 2013, lot 235
11     CNG EA 306, 10 July 2013, lot 304
12     Baldwin’s 83, 24 Sept. 2013, lot 4111 (ex The New York Sale XXX, 9 Jan. 2013, lot 210)
13     CNG EA 335, 24 Sept. 2014, lot 361
14     ✸ CNG EA 337, 22 Oct. 2014, lot 274
15     CNG EA 349, 22 Apr. 2015, lot 327
16     CNG EA 360, 30 Sept. 2015, lot 275
17     A. Tricarico coll. (ex CNG EA 301, 24 Apr. 2013, lot 214)
18     CGT coll. (exNaville 24, 17 July 2016, lot 370)
19     CNG 102, 18 May 2016, lot 758
20     IMJ Sofaer 227
21     Künker eLive 66, 4 May 2021, lot 224 = Künker 341, J. Same coll., 1-2 Oct. 2020, lot 6220 = Künker 270, 2015, lot 8693 = Sternberg 15, 1985, lot 151
22     Galst coll. = CNG 118, 13 Sept. 2021, lot 778