RPC III, 1253

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 1253
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Pontus
City Amisus
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue Year 165 (ΡΞΕ)
Dating AD 133/4
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 ΡΞΕ
Reverse design Dionysus naked standing facing, head l., pouring wine over altar from cantharus held in r. hand, l. resting on thyrsus; at his feet, l., panther l.
Metal Silver
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 8.52 g
Reference Rec. 84, Nordbø 3a, 94–95
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 90 (and pl. IV, 11 rev. = Nordbø pl. 1, 94)
2     ✸ P: 324 Rec pl. IX, 3 rev.