RPC II, 688

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 688
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Heraclea Pontica
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Magistrate Marcus Plancius Varus (proconsul)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΙ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΩ ΟΥΕΣΠΑΣΙΑ[ΝΩ ΗΡΑΚΛΕΩΤΑΙ]
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΜΑΡΚΟΥ ΠΛΑΝΚΙΟΥ ΟΥΑΡΟΥ ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤΟΥ
Reverse design bearded head of Heracles, r.
Metal Brass
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 12.26 g
Axis 12
Reference Rec 87, Stumpf 340
Specimens 5
Note Rec also cites V, but apparently in error.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 44
2     ✸ P: 629 Wa 341
3     P: 630 Wa 342
4     NY: 1944.100.42126
5     Weber 4892