RPC III, 1972

 

Image of specimen #24

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 1972
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Magistrate M. Antonius Polemon (strategos)
Dating AD 134/5
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Hadrianus
Obverse design laureate head of Hadrian, r., with drapery on l. shoulder
Reverse inscription ΠΟΛΕΜΩΝ ϹΤΡΑΤΗΓΩΝ ΑΝΕΘΗΚΕ, ϹΜΥΡ (in field)
Reverse design Zeus seated r., himation over lower limbs, r. resting on throne, holding transverse sceptre over l. shoulder
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Average weight 26.38 g
Axis 6
Reference Klose XLIV, Serie C, 19–36
Specimens 29 (3 in the core collections)
Note Klose 26: P 2539A
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 2538A Klose 27
2 –21     See Klose 19–26, 28–36
22     Falghera 796
23     P: 2538A1
24     ✸ P: 2538A2
25     MM Deutschland 15, Righetti IV, 21 Oct. 2004, lot 691
26     CNG EA 228, 24 Feb. 2010, lot 222
27     CGT coll. = Pecunem 37, 1 Nov. 2015, lot 466
28     ETB coll, ex Papillon auction 5, 2021, lot 406
29     Münster: M 1153