RPC III, 340


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 340
Province Achaea
Region Peloponnesus
Subregion Argolis
City Argos
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ΚΤΙϹΤΗϹ
Nominative Imperator Hadrianus founder
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right, with paludamentum
Reverse inscription ΑΡΓΕΙωΝ
Reverse design Danae seated on throne, left, looking upwards, her extended hands grasping the ends of her garment for collecting the golden rain
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Reference BMC 149, NCP 41/25, F-M, D. i/R 20
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 338/1, 339/1–4, 341/1, 342/1, 343/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L BMC 149