RPC III, 1626

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 1626
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Mysia
City Hadrianotherae
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Magistrate Orphios Menophantos/ou (strategos)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΥΓΟ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Hadrianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate head of Hadrian, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡΑ ΟΡΦ ΜΗΝΟΦΑΝΤΟΥ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟΘΗΡΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Hadrian on horseback galloping r., brandishing spear at bear, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 15.63 g
Axis 6
Reference von Fritze 564
Specimens 7
Note 'Lion' changed to 'bear'.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Cop SNG 177 = von Fritze 564/1
2     Winterthur: 2547 von Fritze 564/2
3     Pudill coll.
4     Pudill coll.
5     ✸ Bern: N/G3139 MM 41, 18–19 June 1970, lot 361
6     CGT coll., ex Naville Auction 16, lot 330, ex Peus 366, Marcel Burstein coll., 29 Oct. 2000, lot 582
7     Naumann 46, 11. Sept. 2016, lot 335