RPC II, 2803

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 2803
Province Uncertain
Region Uncertain
City Uncertain
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΩΡ ΚΑΙ ΟΥΕϹΑΠϹΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕ
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian r.
Reverse inscription ΕΤΟΥϹ Β
Reverse design Nike advancing l., with wreath and palm
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 8.71 g
Axis 12
Reference S 100, Ganschow I, p. 86 Typ X6
Specimens 11
Note Sydenham attributed this coin to Caesarea, but it does not fit into the bronze issues of the city which normally have the name of the proconsul together with the regnal year of the emperor. The year can now be read as 2.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1938,1007.75 ex Sydenham coll.
2     A. Tricarico coll.
3     CGT Coll.
4     eBay Savoca 2018
5     Zeus Numismatics Auction 1, 17 Nov. 2019, lot 178
6     Henseler 150
7     CGT Coll.
8     ✸ A. Tricarico coll.
9     Roma E-Sale 86, 8 July 2021, lot 710
10     Leu EA 17, 14 Aug. 2021, lot 1817
11     CGT Coll. = Savoca 116th Blue, 23 Oct. 2021, lot 484