RPC III, 2586A


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 2586A
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Apamea
Region Phrygia
City Apamea
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ΚΑΙ(Ϲ) ϹƐΒ(Α)
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian r., with aegis
Reverse inscription ΑΠΑΜƐΩΝ
Reverse design Marsyas, naked but for chlamys over lower limbs, reclining l. in rocky cave, above which are one or two chests, holding cornucopia in his raised r. hand, double flute in l.; beneath him, inverted vase from which water flows
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Average weight 5.37 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference BMC 157–8
Specimens 9
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 500 Wa 5710
2     ✸ ETB coll. (ex Kölner Münzkabinett 112, Oct. 2019, lot 166)
3     CGT coll.
4     L BMC 157 (and Pl. XI, 11)
5     L BMC 158 (and Pl. XI, 12)
6     V-ON SNG Leypold 1455
7     Naville Numismatics 27, 27 Nov. 2016, lot 190
8     Leeds-UL: 839
9     Naumann 101, 4 Apr. 2021, lot 421