RPC II, 2801A

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 2801A
Province Uncertain
Region Uncertain
City Uncertain
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΟΥΕΣΑΠϹΙΑΝΟΣ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian r.
Reverse inscription ΕΤΟΥΣ ΙΒ
Reverse design laurel wreath
Metal Æ
Average diameter 17 mm
Average weight 2.44 g
Axis 12
Specimens 2
Note This coin is reminiscent of RPC II, 2801. But the regnal year IB does not exist for Vespasian. We must postulate an error of the die cutter.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Leu 4, 25 May 2019, lot 520 = Leu EA 17, 14-16 Aug. 2021, lot 1816
2     A. Tricarico coll. (ex Lydia Online Auction 10, 28 Aug. 2021, lot 480)