RPC II, 2276

 

Image of specimen #7

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 2276
Province Judaea
Region Syria
City Caesarea Paneas
Reign Domitian
Person (obv.) Titus (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Agrippa II (king)
Issue Year 26, Greek series
Dating AD 85/6
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΤΙΤΟϹ - ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ϹΕΒΑϹ
Obverse design cuirassed, draped and laureate bust of Titus, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΤΟ(Υ)-ΚϚ ΒΑ / ΑΓΡΙ-ΠΠΑ
Reverse design Nike advancing r., holding wreath and palm
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 12.21 g
Axis 12
Reference Meshorer 32, Meshorer TJC 160
Specimens 12
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: 152
2     P: S de R
3     L BMC 24
4     G Hunter III, p. 291, no 4
5     NY: 1944.100.62875 SNG 290
6     IMJ Sofaer 228 = Meshorer pl. 14, 32
7     ✸ CNG Triton XI, 8 Jan. 2008, lot 520
8     Leu EA 8, 29 June 2019, lot 843
9     Leu EA 8, 29 June 2019, lot 844
10     F. Vink coll. (ex coll. Harry N. Sneh; Gemini 10 (13 Jan. 2013), lot 793; Alan Levin Coll.; Ira & Larry Goldberg 41, (28 May 2007), lot 2466; Goldberg 10 (28 May 2001), lot 2615)
11     Galst coll. = CNG 118, 13 Sept. 2021, lot 788
12     A. Tricarico coll. (ex Savoca 119th Blue Auction, 27-28 Nov. 2021, lot 702)