RPC III, 1247

 

Image of specimen #18

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 1247
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Pontus
City Amisus
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue Year 163 (ΡΞΓ)
Dating AD 131/2
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ Π Π ΥΠ Γ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Hadrianus Augustus pater patriae consul III
Obverse design draped and laureate bust of Hadrian, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΜΙϹΟΥ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΑϹ ΕΤΟΥϹ ΡΞΓ
Reverse design turreted Tyche seated l., r. resting on rudder on head, l., holding cornucopia on l. arm
Metal Silver
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 5.68 g
Axis 6
Reference Rec. 81, Nordbø 1b, 7–17
Specimens 18 (10 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 85 (and pl. IV, 7)
2     P: 320
3     P Rec pl. VIII, 28 rev.
4     P: 1984/717
5     Mu
6     V: GR 15108 ZfN 20 (1897), Taf. IX, 6
7     V: GR 34796
8     B: I-B
9     B: I-B MG 227/4 = ZfN 20 (1897), Taf. IX, 5
10     A: BG NP 1545
11     W 85328
12     Istanbul Nordbø pl. 1, 16
13     NY: 1968.57.74
14     MM FPL 244, June 1964, lot 21 (ex Kricheldorf 3, 25–26 Feb. 1957, lot 1208)
15     DNW 29 Sept. 2008, lot 5808
16     Freeman and Sear MBS 17, 15 Dec. 2009, lot 337 (ex CNG MBS 51, Lynn coll., 15 Sept. 1999, lot 853 part of)
17     Gorny & Mosch 204, 5 Mar. 2012, lot 1739 (ex Helios 5, 25 June 2010, lot 269; Gorny & Mosch 196, 7–9 Mar. 2011, lot 2075)
18     ✸ ETB coll., Auctiones GmbH e 45, 21 Feb. 2016, lot 65