RPC II, 859A

 

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Coin type
Volume II
Number 859A
Province Asia
Region Uncertain
City Cistophoric mint
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP VESP CAES AVG PONT MAX TRIB POT COS IIII
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription COM ASIA
Reverse design temple with six columns
Metal Silver
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 10.36 g
External URI(s) http://numismatics.org/ocre/id/ric.2_1(2).ves.1451
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note This is the second non-plated cistophorus of Vespasian, with a somewhat different reverse from RPC II, 859. Although it is from a different obverse die, it confirms the COS IIII reading for 859.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ M. Winckless coll., ex Lanz 106, 27 Nov. 2001, lot 312 = Giessener Münzhandlung, Auktion 36, 8 Apr. 1987, lot Nr. 442 = Lanz 94, 22 Nov. 1999, lot 307