RPC II, 689

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 689
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Heraclea Pontica
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Magistrate Marcus Plancius Varus (proconsul)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΙ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΩ ΟΥΕΣΠΑΣΙΑΝΩ ΗΡΑΚΛΕΩ
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΜΑΡΚΟΥ ΠΛΑΝΚΙΟΥ ΟΥΑΡΟΥ ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤΟΥ
Reverse design club with lion skin
Metal Brass
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 5.82 g
Reference Rec 88
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same obv. die.
Note The coin cited by Stumpf 342 as this but with MH in l. field (P d'Ailly 17506) is, in fact, a coin of Nicomedia (see RPC II, 650).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1961,0301.87 Stumpf Taf. XI.5
2     B: Fox Rec pl. LVIII.7
3     Mu