RPC II, 2802

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 2802
Province Uncertain
Region Uncertain
City Uncertain
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΩΡ ΚΑ ΟΥΕΣΑΠΣΙΑΝΟΣ ΣΕΒΑ
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian right
Reverse inscription ΕΤΟΥΣ Α
Reverse design garlanded altar with three horns
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference KM p. 530, no. 11
Specimens 6 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–5: same obv. die.
Note The style of this piece makes it likely to be a smaller fractional piece of 2801. See 2801 for discussion.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     McAlee coll. = R. McAlee, AJN 7–8, 1995–6, p. 142, no. A
2 2     CGT coll.
3 3     Ares web auction 1, 23 Aug. 2019, lot 260
4 4     A. Tricarico coll. (ex Biga Online Auction 11, 5 Aug. 2022, lot 212)
5 5     ✸ N&N London EA 47, 18 May 2024, lot 265
6 6     Bay Numismatics EA 3, 29 May 2024, lot 155