RPC III, 158


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume III
Number 158
Province Achaea
Region Corinthia
City Corinth
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue Dupondii, P P or Cos III P P
Dating AD 128/38
Obverse inscription IMP CAES TR HADR AVG P P
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Hadrianus Augustus pater patriae
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, right, with paludamentum, seen from front
Reverse inscription COL L IVL COR
Reverse design emperor in military dress on horseback, left, his mantle floating behind him, his right hand raised, holding spear in left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Reference Edwards, pl. IV, 125
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same obv. die as 157/1, 159/1, 160/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 398/1901
2 2     Corinth Edwards 125 and pl. IV, 125; Walbank, Aspects..., p. 343, fig. 20.7.1
3 3     ✸ R. Pudill coll. (ex VCoins Gitbud and Naumann)
4 4     St Florian ( = F. Kenner, Die Münzsammlung des Stiftes St Florian, Vienna, 1871, pp. 185–6 and Taf. VI, fig. 24)