RPC II, 880


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume II
Number 880
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Domitian
Person (obv.) Domitian (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Domitia (Augusta)
Issue Issue with no personal name
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΔΟΜΙ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡ
Obverse design laureate head of Domitian, r.
Reverse design draped bust of Domitia, l.
Metal Brass
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 6.64 g
Axis 6
Reference BMC 211
Specimens 4
Die-links 1–2: same obv. die.
Note The coin listed in RPC II as possibly the third example known of type 880 (Huston 134, 1994, lot 48, given as 1998 in error) is in fact a coin of Anazarbus, type RPC II, 1749, now in NY (inv. 2001.21.9): see AJN 13 (2001), p. 181, no. 13 and pl. 11, no. 7

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 211
2     ✸ B: 18264320, Fox
3     Righetti coll.
4     A. Tricarico coll. (ex Rauch EA 12, 23 Mar. 2013, lot 429)