RPC III, 272


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 272
Province Achaea
Region Peloponnesus
City Patras
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue Dupondii
Dating AD 128/38
Obverse inscription HADRIANVS - AVG COS III P P
Nominative Hadrianus Augustus consul III pater patriae
Obverse design laureate bust of Hadrian, r., with paludamentum, seen from front
Reverse inscription COL A A PATREN[S]
Reverse design founder of the colony holding vexillum in r. hand ploughing with two oxen, l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 271/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 28850
2 2     Wendt XVII, Hollschek coll., 22–3 June 1977, lot 402 (under Parium)