RPC II, 705

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 705
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Uncertain of Bithynia
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Magistrate Marcus Plancius Varus (proconsul)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΩΡ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ ΟΥΕΣΠΑΣΙΑΝΟΣ
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΜΑΡΚΟΥ ΠΛΑΝΚΙΟΥ ΟΥΑΡΟΥ ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤΟΥ
Reverse design five corn-ears
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 9.57 g
Axis 2, 12
Reference Stumpf 337 ('Claudiopolis')
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note Attributed in SNG Tübingen to Claudiopolis because Claudiopolis has coins for Varus with a similar rev. type (Rec 4), but there is no city name here.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Tübingen: 2100
2     ✸ CNG EA 205, 25 Feb. 2009, lot 268