RPC III, 311


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Coin type
Volume III
Number 311
Province Achaea
Region Peloponnesus
Subregion Achaea
City Elis
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤⲰΡ - ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Hadrianus
Obverse design bare-headed cuirassed bust of Hadrian, r.
Reverse inscription ΗΛΕΙ-ⲰΝ
Reverse design statue of Dionysus by Praxiteles facing, holding rhyton in raised r. hand and cup in l.; at his feet, panther at l. and tympanum at r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Reference NCP 73/6
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ A: 4199λζ Postolaka, pl. B, 9 = R. Weil, ‘Der Dionysos des Praxiteles in Elis’, ZfN XIII (1885), pp. 384–8 = Franke 1984a, p. 22, Abb. 35 rev. = Franke 1984b, Taf. 50, 14 rev. = Tselekas 36
2 2     B: Olympia-Funde 1919/1 Liegle Taf. VI, 3 rev. and Taf. IX: rev. (enlargment x 2 and drawing)