RPC III, 2926A


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 2926A
Province Galatia-Cappadocia
Region Pontus
City Neocaesarea
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue Year 56 (ΝϚ)
Dating AD 119/20
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΤΡΑΙΑ ΑΔΡ]ΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Hadrian, right
Reverse inscription ΕΤ(ΟΥϹ) ΝϚ ΝΕΟΚΑΙ
Reverse design Nike advancing right, holding wreath and palm; in right field, uncertain object or ΙΙΙ
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 5, 6
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note Original comment: "Confirmation required: attribution to Nicopolis is tentative. The date would 'fit' and a similar rev. with Nike occurs for Trajan (RPC 2942); 'Nike' = 'Nikopolis' (in part)? Year 56 would be AD 126/7. There seems to be no ethnic: perhaps because it is a small denomination?". The new specimen reads ΝƐΟΚΑΙ.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     R. Pudill coll. = Leu WA 26, 8 July 2023, lot 2530 = ETB coll.
2 2     ✸ Savoca 24 Blue, 21 Sept. 2019, lot 692