RPC II, 817

 

Image of specimen #16

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 817
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Ephesus
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Issue 'Provincial' issue: Φ, COS II
Dating AD 70
Obverse inscription IMP CAESAR VESPAS AVG COS II TR P P P
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription AVG
Reverse design in oak wreath; below, Φ
Metal Silver
Average diameter 16 mm
Average weight 2.93 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference BMCRE 439; RIC 319
External URI(s) http://numismatics.org/ocre/id/ric.2_1(2).ves.1408
Specimens 17
Die-links 2, 11: same pair of dies. 5, 9: same pair of dies. 4, 6, 12: same obv. die as 821/1, 6.
Note Specimens nos 4, 6 and 12 are duplicates of one another struck identically on the flan, and at least two of them are forgeries.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMCRE 439, pl. 15, 18
2     L BMCRE 440
3     formerly L = BMCRE 441
4     NY: 1962.83.18
5     P: 3848
6     P: 3848a
7     P: 3854
8     Mu
9     Madrid XVI/120–4
10     Cop
11     V: RÖ 6141
12     Amsterdam: 1967.165
13     Turin
14     Brussels: II.49.450
15     A. Tricarico coll. (ex CNG EA 254, 20 Apr. 2011, lot 267)
16     ✸ Gorny & Mosch 130, 8 Mar. 2004, lot 2060
17     Gorny & Mosch 253, 5 Mar. 2018, lot 508