RPC III, 3190

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 3190
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Trachea
City Lamus
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue Regnal year 16
Dating AD 131/2
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΩΡ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ [ΑΔΡΙ]ΑΝΟϹ ΕΤ ϚΙ
Obverse design laureate head of Hadrian, r.
Reverse inscription ΛΑΜ ΜΗΤΡΟ ΤΗϹ ΛΑΜ
Reverse design Zeus seated, l., holding thunderbolt in r. hand, and resting on sceptre with his l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 7.08 g
Axis 6, 11
Reference Levante —; Levante Suppl. 97
Specimens 7
Note The obverse legend of 1 was read by Levante as AYTOK[ ]AN OΛΥΜΠΙ, but the end could more likely be read as ET ϚI, year 16 of Hadrian’s reign = AD 131/2. The reading of the obv. with the date is now confirmed by the new 3189A. More of the obv. and rev. inscriptions can now be read from the new /6-7.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 2004/172 ex Levante Supp. 97 = Schulten, 19-21 Apr. 1989, lot 380
2     MM Deutschland 16, 19 May 2005, lot 1001
3     CNG EA 196, 1 Oct. 2008, lot 109
4     CGT coll.
5     Triton XX, lot 619 (AK coll. 47)
6     Naumann 63, 4 Mar. 2018, Vogl coll., lot 338
8     ✸ Leu EA 9, 7 Sept. 2019, lot 795 (ex Naumann 63, 4 Mar. 2018, Vogl coll., lot 339)