RPC II, 997

 

Image of specimen #9

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 997
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Magistrate Marcus Vettius Bolanus (proconsul)
Dating after AD 73
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΑΤΩΡ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΟΥƐϹΠΑϹΙΑΝΟϹ (ϹΕΒΑϹΤΟϹ)
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΒΩΛΑΝΟΥ ΖΜΥΡΝΑΙΩΝ, ΑΚΡΑΙΟϹ
Reverse design Zeus seated, l., holding Nike and sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 11.75 g
Axis 6
Reference Klose XXXV 1, 13–17
Specimens 9
Note Four obv. dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: I-B
2     P: 2496A
3 –6     see Klose
7     A. Tricarico coll.
8     CNG EA 478, 7 Oct. 2020, lot 301
9     ✸ Naumann 97, Plankenhorn coll., 6 Dec. 2020, lot 1410