RPC III, 304


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume III
Number 304
Province Achaea
Region Peloponnesus
Subregion Achaea
City Elis
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue Group IΙΙ
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤ-ωΡ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Hadrianus
Obverse design laureate head of Hadrian, right, with drapery on left shoulder
Reverse inscription ΗΛΕΙωΝ
Reverse design young female figure (Artemis Hippia, Atalanta, Elis?) standing facing, head right, holding by bridle with her right hand a horse standing right, spear in left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Reference Liegle Taf. V, 2 (obv.) and Taf. VI, 5 (rev.)
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     A: 4199λδ
2 2     B: Olympia-Funde 1919/1
3 3     ✸ Milan: Brera 3442 Museo Sanclemente II (1808), Tav. 12, 127 = Nicodemi, Commune di Milano. Catalogo delle raccolte numismatiche II (1940), p. 60, nο. 3442 and Tav. XIII = Liegle Taf. V, (2) obv., Taf. VI, (5) rev., Taf. XI rev. (enlargment x 2.5) = Franke 1984a, p23, Abb. 38 rev.