RPC III, 285


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume III
Number 285
Province Achaea
Region Peloponnesus
City Patras
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue Asses
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
Reverse design Mercury standing facing, head l., holding caduceus on l. shoulder; at his feet, l. and r., ram and amphora
Metal Æ
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 4, 12
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 286/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     LHS Numismatics 96, Coins of Peloponnesos, The BCD collection, 8–9 May 2006, lot 552.2
2 2     V: GR 13859
3 3     Rome De Sanctis Mangelli 244
4 4     ✸ ETB coll., ex Nomos obolos 19, 8 May 2021, lot 542