RPC II, 615

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 615
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Koinon of Bithynia
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Magistrate Lucius Antonius Naso (procurator)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒΑΣ ΟΥΕΠΑΣΙΑΝΟ(Σ)
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian r.
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ Λ(ΟΥΚΙΟΥ) ΑΝΤΩΝΙΟΥ ΝΑΣΩΝΟΣ ΕΠΙΤΡΟ(Π)(ΟΥ), ΒΙΘΥΝΙΑ (in field)
Reverse design Bithynia standing, r., with foot on elephant head, holding rudder and plough
Metal Brass
Average diameter 30 mm
Average weight 16.37 g
Reference Rec 7–8
Specimens 3
Note 1 and 3 have ΟΥΕΣΠΑΣΙΑΝΟΣ; 2 has ΟΥΕΣΠΑΣΙΑΝ, followed by a very small Ο: clearly the engraver had run out of space

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 1
2     B: Dannenberg
3     ✸ Mu Rec pl. XXXV.5