RPC II, 641A


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume II
Number 641A
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Domitian
Person (obv.) Domitian (Augustus)
Obverse design laureate head of Domitian, right
Reverse inscription ΝΕ ΠΡ
Reverse design eagle on globe, head right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 1, 6, 12
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Note The type is a variant of 641, with a slightly different obv. legend, and two monograms instead of a legend on the rev. This is the first coin smaller than the sestertius-sized coins to have the monograms, which stand for ΝΕΙΚΑΙΕΙΣ ΠΡΩΤΟΙ.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Weigel coll. (ex K. Dorney website June 1998, lot 27)
2 2     Private coll.
3 3     W. Peters collection http://www.provincial-romans.com/provincial/Coins/Domitian001.htm