RPC II, 611

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 611
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Koinon of Bithynia
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Magistrate Marcus Salvidenus Asprenas (proconsul)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡ(Α) ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒΑΣ ΟΥΕΠΑΣΙΑΝΟΣ
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ Μ ΣΑΛΟΥΙΔΗΝΟΥ ΑΣΠΡΗΝΑ ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤΟΥ, ΒΙΘΥΝΙΑ (in field)
Reverse design Bithynia seated, l., on throne, holding patera and cornucopia
Metal Brass
Average diameter 32 mm
Average weight 22.02 g
Axis 7
Reference Rec 9, Stumpf 378–9
Specimens 9 (5 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 2, pl. XXIV.1
2     NY: 1944.100.42383 Stumpf Taf. XII.11
3     L: 1979,0101.1257 vA 6909
4     P: 155 Stumpf Taf. XII.10
5     B: Löbb
6     Geissener 64, lot 375
7     MMAG XIII 1954, lot 874
8     ✸ CNG EA 226, 27 Jan. 2010, lot 375 = MM Deutschland 15, Righetti coll., 21–22 Oct. 2004, lot 274 = MM Numismatics I, 3 Dec. 1998, lot 179
9     CNG MBS 53, 15 Mar. 2000, lot 1075 = CNG EA 145, 9 Aug. 2006, lot 186