RPC II, 2780

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 2780
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Domitian
Person (obv.) Domitian (Augustus)
Issue Sebennyte (nome of Lower Egypt)
Dating L ΙΑ = year 11, AD 91/2
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹ ΘƐΟ ΥΙΟϹ ΔΟΜΙΤ ϹƐΒ ΓƐΡΜ
Obverse design laureate (corn-ears) head of Domitian, r.
Reverse inscription [ΝΟΜΟϹ ϹƐΒƐΝΝΥ]ΤΗϹ, L ΙΑ
Reverse design Ares standing, r., holding spear and parazonium; to l., stag
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Reference Weber and Geissen, p. 311, note 36
Specimens 1
Note The reading is very dubious, and the coin is very like 2781, if not the same. Weber and Geissen also incline to an attribution to the Sethroite nome.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Osnabrück J. Friedländer, ‘Nomenmünzen Domitian’s’, Berliner Blätter für Münz-, Siegel- und Wappenkunde 4 (I868), pp. 29–34, at p. 31 with Taf. XLII.3 [Line drawing]