RPC III, 3268

 

Image of specimen #9

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 3268
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue Second group
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΘΕ ΤΡΑ ΠΑΡ ΥΙ ΘΕ ΝΕΡ ΥΙ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟⳞ ⳞΕ
Nominative Imperator Caesar divi Traiani Parthicus filius divi Nervae nepos Traianus Hadrianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed (decorated with gorgoneion) bust of Hadrian, r.
Reverse inscription ΤΑΡⳞΕΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩⳞ
Reverse design Sandan, wearing tall headdress and long cloak, standing, r., on horned lion; he wears on his l. side bow-case and sword crossing the bow-case; his r. hand is raised and he holds double axe and wreath in l.
Metal Silver
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 12
Reference Preur 769
Specimens 9 (5 in the core collections)
Die-links 5: same obv. die as 3265/6, 9–11, 14, 3270/1, 3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: I-B
2     B: Löbb.
3     B: 9950
4     B: I-B
5     NY: 1944.100.54536 ex Hess, Löbbecke coll., 1926, lot 397
6     Missere 599
7     Elsen List 109, July-Aug. 1988, lot 29 (ex Elsen List 113, Jan. 1989, lot 55)
8     CNG MBS 69, Drewry coll., 8 June 2005, lot 1140
9     ✸ ETB coll. (ex Leu EA 10, 7 Dec. 2019, lot 868)