RPC II, 607

 

Image of specimen #14

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 607
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Koinon of Bithynia
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Domitian (Caesar)
Magistrate Marcus Maecius Rufus (proconsul)
Obverse inscription ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒΑΣ ΥΙΟΣ
Obverse design laureate head of Domitian, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ Μ ΜΑΙΚΙΟΥ ΡΟΥΦΟΥ ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤΟΥ
Reverse design spear and round shield
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 6.59 g
Axis 12
Reference Rec 23–4, Stumpf 369
Specimens 14
Die-links 2–3: same obv. die.
Note 3 has a low weight and a small diameter, and was sepa­rated by Rec (as Rec 24); but Rec included 1 in the same category, and any­ way 2-3 have same obv. die. It seems that 3 was supposed to be a specimen of the same denomination, but was struck on a rather small and light-weight flan.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC Bithynia in genere 6, pl. XXIV.4
2     P: 164
3     P: 165
4     B B-I
5     Mu
6     O
7     vA 277
8     vA 6911
9     Aufhäuser 10, 1993, lot 387
10     A
11 –12     see Stumpf
13     Righetti 5747
14     ✸ A. Tricarico coll.(ex Rauch EA 13, lot 356)