RPC II, 646

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 646
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Domitian
Person (obv.) Domitian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒ(Α) (ΓΕ)
Obverse design radiate head of Domitian, r.
Reverse inscription ΝΕΙΚΑΙΕΙΣ ΠΡΩΤΟΙ ΤΗΣ ΕΠΑΡΧ(ΕΙ)
Reverse design winged caduceus
Metal Æ
Average diameter 17 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rec 64 corr.
Specimens 6 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 2, 6: same obv. die.
Note Rec describes head as laureate, but it is clearly radiate.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Cop SNG 472
2 2     P: 819 Rec pl. LXVII.18
3 3     A. Tricarico coll.
4 4     ✸ Solidus 62, 21 July 2020, lot 123 = Solidus 70, 24 Nov. 2020, lot 194
5 5     Savoca 1st Blue, 23 mar. 2019, lot 639
6 6     A. Tricarico coll. (ex Savoca Blue 111, 28 Aug. 2021, lot 975)