RPC II, 966

 

Image of specimen #14

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 966
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Aeolis
City Aegae
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Magistrate Apollonios Nemeonikos (without title)
Obverse inscription ΟΥΗϹΠΑϹΙΑΝΟϹ (sic) ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΑΠΟΛΛΩΝΙΟΥ ΝƐΜΕΟΝΙΚΟΥ, ΑΙΓΑƐΩΝ
Reverse design Apollo standing, r., holding taenia and laurel branch
Metal Bronze
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 4.31 g
Axis 12
Specimens 15
Die-links 2–3: same obv. die.
Note See also S2-I-2431A for a coin with the name Nemeonikos, showing that the translation given in RPC II (Nemean victor) is incorrect and the word should just be regarded as a name.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: Löbb
2     B: I-B ZfN 20 (1897), p. 276, no. 3
3     V: GR 32455
4     Osman (cast in Winterthur)
5     Yale: 2004.6.146
6     Pecunem Numismatik Naumann 42, 3 Apr. 2016, lot 454
7     R. Effler coll.
8     CGT Coll.
9     CGT Coll.
10     CGT Coll.
11     CGT Coll.
12     Emporium Hamburg Alpha Auction 2, 13 jan. 2019, lot 164
13     Numismatik Naumann 78, 2 June 2019, lot 499
14     ✸ A. Tricarico coll. (ex Numismatik Naumann 80, 4. Aug. 2019, lot 337)
15     CGT Coll.