RPC III, 345


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Coin type
Volume III
Number 345
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 head of Hadrian to left, with paludamentum
Reverse inscription ΑΡΓΕΙωΝ
Reverse design tripartite temple with arcuated lintels; in the centre, statue of the emperor standing facing, looking left, his right hand raised in sign of adventus (?), holding sceptre (?) in left; at his feet, right, trophy
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Reference Grigorova 1, F-M, D. h/R 23
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 437/1900