RPC II, 2473


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume II
Number 2473
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Domitian
Person (obv.) Domitian (Augustus)
Issue LΒ = year 2
Dating AD 82/3
Obverse design laureate head of Domitian, right
Reverse inscription ΣΑΡΑΠΙΣ, L Β
Reverse design bust of Sarapis, right
Metal debased silver
Average diameter 28 mm
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note Τhis and the next coin (RPC II, 2474) does stand out from other tetradrachms by its use of the numeral rather than word for second, and by spelling out the identity of the rev. design in full. In this respect theycontinue the practice of Titus' reign.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ NFA, Fall 1990, lot 2363