RPC III, 3128


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 3128
Province Galatia-Cappadocia
Region Cappadocia
City Caesarea
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue Hadrian Pater Patriae
Obverse inscription ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΟϹ
Nominative Hadrianus Augustus consul III pater patriae
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΥΠΑΤΟϹ Γ ΠΑΤΗΡ ΠΑΤΡΙ
Reverse design Nike advancing right, holding wreath in right hand and palm in left
Metal silver
Average diameter 17 mm
Axis 12
Reference S 274, Metcalf Conspectus 109, Ganschow 189c
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Note Deecsribed by Metcalf as a hemidrachm; but it is the same diameter and denominations as the drachms, with just a rather low weight
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 139
2 2     ✸ Henseler 315A (ex Aquila Numismatics EA 5, 2022, lot 259)