RPC II, 652A

 

Image of specimen #7

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 652A
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicomedia
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Titus (Caesar)
Magistrate Marcus Salvidenus Proclus (proconsul)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΤΙΤΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒΑΣ ΥΙΟΣ
Obverse design laureate head of Titus, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ Μ ΣΑΛΟΥΙΔΗΝΟΥ ΠΡΟΚΛΟΥ ΑΝΘΥΠΑ(ΤΟ), ΜΗ-ΤΡΟ
Reverse design head of Tyche, right
Metal brass
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rec 28–28bis corr., Stumpf 374–5 corr.
Specimens 7 (4 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies.
Note Rec gives monograms on 5 as ΜΗ ΝΚΟ, but ΜH TPO seem equally possible from the illustration; this is what occurs on 1-3 and on coins of Plancius Varus (RPC II, 649-50).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1921,1120.45 Weber 4913 = KM p.10, no. 1
2 2     NY Stumpf Taf. XII.7
3 3     B: 41/1871
4 4     Cahn 71, 1931, lot 787
5 5     B: Löbb. Rec pl. LXXXIX.15
6 6     Lanz 78, 1998, lot 568
7 7     ✸ CGT coll. (ex Naville Numismatics 17, 13 Sept. 2015, lot 250)