RPC II, 973


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume II
Number 973
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Phocaea
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription [ΟΥΕϹΠΑϹΙΑΝΟϹ] ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, right
Reverse inscription ΦΩ
Reverse design Athena standing, left, holding out hand and holding spear resting on shield; in field, dolphin
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 972/1–3.
Note It is possible that there is more than one dolphin in field, as the denomination would indicate.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 2001,0335.4 Kovacs