RPC III, 3259

 

Image of specimen #18

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 3259
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue First group
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΘΕ ΤΡ ΠΑΡ ΥΙ ΘΕ ΝΕΡ ΥΙ ΤΡ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕ
Nominative Imperator Caesar divi Traiani Parthicus filius divi Nervae nepos Traianus Hadrianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate head of Hadrian, r.; fillet border
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕⲰϹ (around) ΤΑΡ/ϹΕⲰΝ (in field l.)
Reverse design Tyche of the City, turreted and veiled, seated, l., on diphros, holding palm and cornucopia; at her feet, river god Kydnos, crowned with sedge, swimming, r.
Metal Silver
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 12
Reference SNG France 1405–6; Prieur 759
Specimens 20 (9 in the core collections)
Die-links 1, 3, 17: same obv. die. 4, 20: same obv. die. 9, 11: same obv. die. 10, 15: same obv. die.
Note 1: % silver (Walker): 60.25
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 147 (and pl. XXXIV, 3)
2     G SNG 2312 = Hunter II, 550/28
3     P: 1217 SNG 1405
4     P: 1966/28 SNG 1406
5     Cop SNG 357
6     V: GR 19209
7     B: I-B
8     B: B-I
9     NY: 1944.100.54532
10     Boston: 62.647 Ratto, 4 Apr. 1927, lot 2326 = Lockett 2967
11     Ziegler 660
12     Ziegler 661
13     Missere 597
14     Missere 598
15     E. Cahn 71, 14 Oct. 1931, lot 917 (ex Florange Ciani, Allotte de la Fuÿe coll., 17–21 Feb. 1925, lot 611)
16     E. Cahn 80, 27 Feb. 1933, lot 365
17     Berk BBS 116, 17 Oct. 2000, lot 725 (ex Berk BBS 112, 13 Jan. 2000, lot 416)
18     ✸ ETB coll. (ex CNG MBS 69, 8 June 2005, lot 1137 = CNG Triton XXII, 8 Jan. 2019, lot 518)
19     CNG MBS 69, 8 June 2005, lot 1138 (ex Coin Galleries 29, 25 Nov. 1969, lot 1102) = CNG EA 441, 3 Apr. 2019, lot 351 (ex Prieur coll.)
20     MM Deutschland 19, Righetti 7, 16 May 2006, lot 215 (ex Helbing, Zsch. and K., 1913, lot 674; MM FPL 414, Aug. 1979, lot 27; Auctiones A.G. Basel 17, 7–8 June 1988, lot 369)