RPC II, 669

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 669
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Prusias ad Hypium
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Magistrate Marcus Plancius Varus (proconsul)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ[ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΙ ΣΕΒΑΣΤ]Ω ΟΥΕΣΠΑΣΙΑ[ΝΩ ΠΡ]ΟΥΣΙΕΙΣ
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΜΑΡΚ[ΟΥ ]ΟΥΑΡΟΥ Α[ΝΘΥΠΑΤΟΥ]
Reverse design temple with four columns
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 13.14 g
Axis 5
Specimens 1
Note The reading of the part of the ethnic is just about clear, but should not yet be regarded as certain (confirmation required). If the attribution is correct, the temple is presumably the same as the Kapetolionsebaston on RPC II, 687; see discussion there.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Grenoble