RPC III, 2973

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 2973
Province Galatia-Cappadocia
Region Cappadocia
City Caesarea
Reign Nerva
Person (obv.) Nerva (Augustus)
Issue Cos IIII
Dating AD 98
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤ ΝΕΡΟΥΑϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Nerva Caesar Augustus consul IIII
Obverse design laureate head of Nerva, right
Reverse inscription ΥΠΑΤΟΥ ΤΕΤΑΡΤΟΥ
Reverse design Mount Argaeus; on summit, Helios standing. L., holding globe in right and sceptre in left
Metal silver
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 12
Reference S 151, Metcalf Conspectus 44, Ganschow 106a
Specimens 9 (6 in the core collections)
Note 2973 is in fact identical to 2975, as pointed out by C. Gigandet, and 2975/1 was aready listed as 2973/4.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     O
2 2     P: 307
3 3     P: 308 (F 10644)
4 4     B: Fox
5 5     NY: 1944.100.58298
6 6     NY: 1985.39.56 Metcalf Hoard 156 and Pl. 9
7 7     vA 6379
8 8     ✸ CNG 90, 23 May 2012, lot 1091
9 9     Boston: 63.81