RPC II, 2290


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume II
Number 2290
Province Judaea
Region Syria
City Caesarea Paneas
Reign Domitian
Person (obv.) Titus (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Agrippa II (king)
Issue Year 29
Dating AD 77/78
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚ ΤΙΤΟϹ- ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ϹΕΒΑ
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Titus, right
Reverse inscription ΕΤ - ΚΘ ΒΑ / ΑΓΡΙ-ΠΠ(Α)
Reverse design Nike standing, right, holding wreath and palm
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Reference Meshorer 45
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)
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. // Corr.: bust and obverse inscription
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     A. Reifenberg coll. = Meshorer pl. 16, 45
2 2     NY: 1944.100.62876 SNG 291
3 3     IMJ Sofaer 248
4 4     IMJ Sofaer 249
5 5     ✸ Heritage March 2012 Signature Sale 3003, 8 Mar. 2012, lot 20168