RPC III, 1599

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 1599
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Mysia
City Apollonia ad Rhyndacum
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Traianus Hadrianus
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, r., with paludamentum, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΑΠΟΛΛΩΝΙΑΤΩΝ ΑΠΟ ΡΥΝΔΑΚΟΥ
Reverse design river god Rhyndakos reclining l., holding ? in his r. hand, his l. arm resting on a vase
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Reference von Fritze 227, SNG France 92
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Note H. P. Borrell (NC 6, 1844, p. 147) describes a similar coin in his collection, but with a different obverse legend: ΑΥ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟC ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 74A SNG 92 = von Fritze, Taf. IV, 20 rev