RPC II, 722


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume II
Number 722
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Paphlagonia
City Sinope
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Issue Illegible date
Obverse inscription IMP CAES ΥESPASIANΥS [ ]
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, right
Reverse inscription
Reverse design two Dioscuri standing facing, between two horses
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Note The same representation occurred on coins of the reign of Nero inAD 67/8 (RPC I, 2141).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 874
2 2     Sinop: 9-15-74 J. Casey, Sinope. A Catalogue of Greek, Roman and Byzantine Coins in Sinop Museum (Turkey) and Related Historical and Numismatic Studies (London, 2010), p. 30 no. 327