RPC III, 2360


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 2360
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Hydrela
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Magistrate Apellas, son of Athenagoros
Obverse inscription ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ΟΛΥΜΠΙΟϹ
Nominative Hadrianus Olympius
Obverse design laureate head of Hadrian, right
Reverse design Mên riding, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6
Reference R. Pace, ‘Una moneta inedita di Hydrela’, Panorama Numismatico 112/97, pp. 18–9.
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note Confirmation required: see below on questions of authenticity.  It looks as if Men is holding a trident (?).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Private coll.
2 2     ✸ ETB coll., ex Savoca Blue 12, 17 Nov. 2018, lot 1006