RPC II, 2283

 

Image of specimen #13

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 2283
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 ΚΑΙϹΑΡΙ ϹΕΒΑϹΤW
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΤΟΥ - ΚΖ ΒΑ / ΑΓΡΙ-ΠΠΑ
Reverse design Tyche with kalathos standing, l., holding cornucopia and two corn-ears; in l. field, star
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 16.04 g
Axis 12
Reference Meshorer 38
Specimens 13
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: 143
2     L BMC 13
3     L
4     NY: 1944.100.62869 SNG 284
5     J. Samel coll. = Das Heilige Land no. 195 = Künker 334, 17 Mar. 2020, lot 2170
6     Private coll. = Meshorer pl. 15, 38
7     Schøyen VES 421
8     A. Tricarico coll.
9     IMJ Sofaer 240
10     IMJ Sofaer 241
11     IMJ Sofaer 242
12     Galst coll. = CNG 118, 13 Sept. 2021, lot 784
13     ✸ CNG EA 525, 19 Oct. 2022, lot 706