RPC III, 1256

 

Image of specimen #20

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 1256
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 laureate head of Hadrian, l.
Reverse inscription ΑΜΙϹΟΥ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΑϹ ΕΤΟΥϹ ΡΞΕ
Reverse design Demeter veiled standing facing, head l., holding ears of corn in r. hand, l. resting on torch
Metal Silver
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rec. 86, Nordbø 3c, 102–13
Specimens 23 (10 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 91 (and pl. IV, 10)
2     L: 1929,1013.469
3     L: 1979,0101.1177 ex vA 6741
4     P: 327
5     P: 1973.1.357
6     Cop SNG 182
7     V: GR 31104
8     V-ON SNG Leypold 26
9     B: 1925/17
10     B: Rauch
11     Warsaw: 59003
12     Budapest Nordbø pl. 1, 103
13     Budapest
14     Istanbul
15     NY: 1944.100.41354
16     Peus, FPL 39, May 1975, lot 206
17     Hauck and Aufhäuser 18, 5–6 Oct. 2004, lot 467
18     CNG EA 223, 2 Dec. 2009, lot 342
19     Gorny & Mosch 186, 8–9 Mar. 2010, lot 1583
20     ✸ CNG EA 243, 17 Oct. 2010, lot 245
21     CNG EA 276, 8 Mar. 2012, lot 290
22     SHH 3760
23     CGT coll. (ex CNG 358, 26 Aug. 2015, lot 232)