RPC III, 1612


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 1612
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Mysia
City Hadriani ad Olympum
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Magistrate Diodoros, son of Alexandros (epimeloumenos)
Obverse inscription [ ] ΚΑΙϹ ΤΡΑ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟΝ
Nominative Caesar Traianus Hadrianus
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, with paludamentum, seen from rear, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙΜΕΛΟ ΔΙΟΔΩΡ [ΑΛΕΞΑ]ΝΔΡΟΥ] (in field, l. and r.) ΑΔΡΙΑ-ΝΩΝ
Reverse design Athena standing right, holding spear in right hand, shield on left arm
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same rev. die as 1612A/1.
Note The reverse inscription can now be completed from the new 1612A. ΕΜΙΜΕΛΟ is presumably an abbreviation for the present participle ἐπιμελούμενος: see General Introduction, chapter 4 for discussion.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Lawrence coll.