RPC II, 652

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 652
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicomedia
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Magistrate Marcus Salvidenus Proculus (proconsul)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΙ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΩ ΟΥΕΣΠΑΣΙΑΝΩ ΝΕΙΚΟΜΗΔΕΙΣ
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ Μ ΣΑΛΟΥΙΔΗΝΟΥ ΑΣ ΠΡΟΚΛΟΥ ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤΟΥ, ΜΗ ΤΡ
Reverse design in six lines in wreath
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Reference Rec —
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note See RPC 648 for a similar type with the name of the proconsul M. Plancius Varus. In the reverse legend, ΑΣ must be an error of the engraver who had in mind M. Salvidenus Asprenas, not Proculus!
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ VAuctions Pars Coins Sale 6, 20 Apr. 2020, lot 220 = VAuctions Pars Coins Sale 9, 5 Oct. 2020, lot 238