RPC II, 629

 

Image of specimen #14

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 629
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Magistrate Marcus Plancius Varus (proconsul)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΙ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΙ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΩ ΟΥΕΣΠΑΣΙΑΝΩ ΝΕΙΚΑ(Ι)
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΜΑΡΚΟΥ ΠΛΑΝΚΙΟΥ ΟΥΑΡΟΥ ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤΟΥ
Reverse design panther seated, l., with paw raised on cantharus
Metal Brass
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 7.08 g
Axis 1, 6, 12
Reference Rec 48–9, Stumpf 349–51
Specimens 17
Note For countermark description see RPC II, 627

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 807
2     V: GR 33815
3     Cop SNG 471
4     Trade (see Rec 49)
5     L BMC 17
6     L: 1920,0516.44
7     P: 808 Rec pl. LXVII.5
8     B: I-B
9     B
10     vA 537 = Superior, Jun.1986, lot 1825 = Sternberg 13, 1983, lot 614
11     Sternberg 15, 1985, lot 368 = 11, 1981, lot 310
12     From Hisar (see B. Levick and S. Mitchell, Monuments from the Aezanitis (1988), p.195 no. 82)
13     CGT coll. ex Auctiones 43, 12 Dec. 2015, lot 31
14     ✸ Leu Numismatik Web Auction 9, lot 672
15     A. Tricarico coll. (ex Numismatik Naumann 68, 5 Aug. 2018, lot 251)
16     CNG EA 188, 28 May 2008, lot 215
17     R. Effler coll. (ex Leu EA 19, 26 Feb. 2022, lot 2085)