RPC III, 3270

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 3270
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 Apollo, naked, standing, r., legs crossed, holding laurel branch in l. hand, l. elbow resting on tripod enclosing serpent, shaking r. hand with Perseus, naked, standing, l., holding harpa in l. hand
Metal Silver
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 9.11 g
Axis 11
Reference SNG France 1410–1; Prieur 770
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1, 3: same obv. die as 3265/6, 9–11, 14, 3268/5.
Note 1: % silver (IRAMAT Centre Ernest-Babelon): 57.8

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: R 2135 SNG 1410
2     P: 1966/24 SNG 1411
3     ✸ R. Pudill (ex Naumann 62, 4 Feb. 2018, lot 607)