RPC III, 2341

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 2341
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Laodicea ad Lycum
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Alliance with Hierapolis
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Hadrianus
Obverse design bare-headed draped bust of Hadrian, l., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΛΑΟΔΙΚΕΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΙΕΡΑΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Tyche of Laodicea and Tyche of Ierapolis standing facing, shaking hands, each of them resting with her l. hand on sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 17.51 g
Reference Franke & Nollé 1044 corr.
Specimens 3
Note Franke & Nollé’s attribution of 2 to a Homonoia coinage between Laodicea and Pergamum, based on the poor specimen of the Mabbott coll., is corrected thanks to two new specimens, in better condition. Obverse legend is clockwise

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     J. Noory coll.
2     H. Schulman, The Thomas Ollive Mabbott coll., 6–11 June 1969, lot 1920 ( = Franke & Nollé 1044 and Taf. 47)
3     ✸ Gorny & Mosch 126, 13–14 Oct. 2003, lot 1851 (uncleaned) = Berk MA shops 2021 (cleaned) = Berk Buy or Bid Sale 218, 10 Feb. 2022. lot 293