RPC III, 169


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 169
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 [ ]
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, right, with paludamentum, seen from front ?
Reverse inscription [COL L IVL COR]
Reverse design round temple with domed roof and five equidistant columns; within, Melicertes on dolphin; on roof dolphin left and right as acroteria
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Reference NCP —, cf. Edwards 28/111 (rev.)
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Note The state of preservation of this coin is very poor. The portrait is laureate, but it is uncertain if the coin is dated P P (COS III P P). As the style of the portrait is close to 160-168, it is catalogued here

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1920,0805.972 (Fox)