RPC III, 2919B


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 2919B
Province Galatia-Cappadocia
Region Pontus
City Sebastopolis
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟ[Ϲ ϹΕΒΑϹ]ΤΟϹ
Nominative Hadrianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate and draped bust of Hadrian, right
Reverse inscription ϹΕΒΑ[ ] ΕΤΟΥϹ [ ]
Reverse design arm and hand holding poppy and corn ears; star above and below arm
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note this coin certainly belongs to Sebastopolis, Pontus. There seems space for 2 letters between ƐΤΟΥϹ [ ] and ϹƐΒΑ[ ]. The only possible dates are ΛΡ (130 = AD 127/8) or MP (140 = AD 137/8). Thanks to R. Pudill for sharing his thoughts on the mint.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ R. Pudill coll.