RPC II, 901A


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume II
Number 901A
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Troas
City Gargara
Reign Vespasian
Obverse inscription ΓΑΡΓΑΡΕωΝ
Obverse design diademed (?) and draped (?) bearded bust, right
Reverse inscription CA (?)
Reverse design rhinoceros, right; letters in exergue CA (?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 16 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note The mysterious letters in the exergue seem to link this coin to the Vespasianic issue, where such letters were deciphered.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ 'Kressa Cherson coll.'
2 2     M. Fox coll.