RPC II, 975


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume II
Number 975
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 female figure standing, left holding patera and cornucopia; to left, dolphin
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 15 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Note The identity of the female figure is not clear. It resembles that on coins of Antoninus Pius, identified as Homonoia (so BMC 137), but the personification of Phocaea seems equally possible.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 2012