RPC II, 2282

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 2282
Province Judaea
Region Syria
City Caesarea Paneas
Reign Domitian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Agrippa II (king)
Issue Year 27
Dating AD 86/7
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑ ΟΥΕϹΠΑϹΙ-ΑΝW ΚΑΙϹΑΡΙ ϹΕΒΑϹΤW
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΤΟΥϹ ΚΖ ΒΑϹΙΛΕWϹ ΑΓΡΙΠΠΑ
Reverse design Tyche with kalathos standing, l., holding cornucopia and rudder on globe; in l. field, star
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Average weight 20.97 g
Axis 12
Reference Meshorer 39, Meshorer, Addendum 39b
Specimens 6
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     IMJ Sofaer 236 = Meshorer, Addendum pl. 30, 39b
2     A. Sofaer coll. = Meshorer pl. 15, 39
3     Private coll. = Meshorer pl. 15, 39a
4     J. Samel coll. = Das Heilige Land no. 196 = Künker 334, 17 Mar. 2020, lot 2169
5     CNG 96, 14 May 2014, lot 671
6     ✸ NY: 2012.82.63 Sofaer 237