RPC II, 888

 

Image of specimen #9

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 888
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Mysia
City Parium
Reign Domitian
Person (obv.) Domitian (Augustus)
Dating AD 95
Obverse inscription IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM
Obverse design laureate head of Domitian, r.
Reverse inscription IMP XXII COS XVII AVGVSTVS
Reverse design capricorn with cornucopia, r.
Metal Brass
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 6.74 g
Axis 12
Specimens 13
Note The attribution to Parium is only tentative: see RPC II, p. 137. The SNG Leypold coin, together with a reexamination of the other specimens, suggests that the correct reverse legend is COS XVII (not XVI), which means that the series was struck in AD 95 and not AD 92–4.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1940,1001.122
2     P: 953
3     Mu
4     O
5     NY: 1986.108.2
6     Trade (1985)
7     Lanz 58, 1991, lot 547
8     V-ON SNG Leypold 381
9     ✸ Nomos obolos 3, 15 Nov. 2015, lot 295
10     Naumann 46, 11 Sept. 2016, lot 336
11     CGT coll.
12     CGT coll.
13     CGT coll. (ex Agora 66, 9 May 17, lot 95)