RPC III, 2833


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 2833
Province Galatia-Cappadocia
Region Galatia
City Ancyra
Reign Nerva
Person (obv.) Nerva (Augustus)
Magistrate Titus Pomponius Bassus (presbeutes and antistrategos)
Nominative Imperator Nerva Caesar Augustus
Obverse design laureate head of Nerva, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ (Τ)(Ι) ΠΟΜΠΩΝΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΣΟΥ (ΠΡ)
Reverse design Mên standing left, with chiton, cloak and oriental tiara, crescent on shoulder, holding patera in his extended right hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6
Reference Stumpf 448
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 1, 4: same obv. die.
Note ΕΠΙ Τ ΠΟΜΠΩΝΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΣΟΥ ΠΡ: 1; ΕΠΙ ΤΙ ΠΟΜΠΩΝΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΣΟΥ: 2-5; The obverse legend of 1 does not end in ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ as stated by Stumpf (Stumpf 446d), but in ΣΕΒΑΣΤ: in fact the T is hardly visible but 1 and 4 share the same obv. die. On 4, the T is perfectly legible.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 50 Wa 6595 = SNG 2413
2 2     Cop SNG 104
3 3     Yale: ex PRF coll.
4 4     vA 6120
5 5     O