RPC III, 2945A


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 2945A
Province Galatia-Cappadocia
Region Pontus
City Nicopolis ad Lycum
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue year 56
Dating AD 126/7
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΤΡΑΙΑ [Α]ΔΡ]ΑΝ[ ]
Obverse design laureate head of Hadrian, r.
Reverse inscription [ ]ΟΥϹ ΝϚ
Reverse design Nike advancing r., holding wreath and palm; in r. field, uncertain object
Metal Æ
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 4.75 g
Axis 5, 6
Specimens 2
Note 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?
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ETB coll., ex eBay Lanz
2     ✸ Savoca 24 Blue, 21–22 Sept. 2019, lot 692