RPC II, 2474

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 2474
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Domitian
Person (obv.) Domitian (Augustus)
Issue LΒ = year 2
Dating AD 82/3
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΟΣ ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟΥ ΣΕΒ
Obverse design laureate head of Domitian, right
Reverse inscription ΝΙΛΟΣ, L Β
Reverse design bust of Nilus, lotus on shoulder, right
Metal debased silver
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 1
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Note Geissen suggested that that the legend reads Ν[ΕΙ]ΛΟΣ but ΝΙΛΟΣ is now clear, as was the spelling on the coins of Titus.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Cologne Geissen 327
2 2     DS 6713
3 3     ✸ Brussels: 358