RPC III, 1255

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 1255
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
Obverse design laureate head of Hadrian, r., with drapery on l. shoulder
Reverse inscription ΑΜΙϹΟΥ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΑϹ ΕΤΟΥϹ ΡΞΕ
Reverse design Apollo naked standing l., holding laurel-branch in r. hand, l. arm resting on tripod; serpent entwined around tripod
Metal Silver
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 5.39 g
Reference Rec. 85, Nordbø 3b, 98–101
Specimens 6

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 325 Wa 48 = Rec pl. IX, 4 rev.
2     P: N 7223/1155 ex Grand Duc
3     B: Löbb. Nordbø pl. 1, 100
4     Warsaw: 85483
5     Istanbul
6     ✸ CNG MBS 69, 8 June 2005, lot 975 (ex MM FPL 244, June 1964, lot 22)