RPC III, 1727


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume III
Number 1727
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Pergamum
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Magistrate Claudius Kephalion (strategos for the second time)
Dating c. 118
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ ΝΕΡ ΤΡΑ(Ι) ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Nerva Traianus Hadrianus
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, right, with paludamentum
Reverse inscription ΠΕΡΓΑΜΗ ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡΑ ΚΛ ΚΕΦΑΛΙΩΝΟϹ, ΤΟ Β (in field, r.)
Reverse design Zeus naked standing facing, his right hand on his hip from which falls a drapery, holding thunderbolt in his left hand; at his feet, left, eagle standing facing, head right, a wreath in its beak
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 12
Reference Pergamon 379
Specimens 8 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 18231744, Löbb.
2 2     B: 18265905, Löbb.
3 3     ✸ B: 18265904, 1865/28701
4 4     NY: 1953.171.686
5 5     NY: 1953.171.688
6 6     Pergamon 379 (and Taf.3)
7 7     G. Rohde
8 8     R. Pudill coll. (ex Savoca 175, 16 Sep. 2023, lot 127)