RPC III, 357


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume III
Number 357
Province Achaea
Region Peloponnesus
Subregion Argolis
City Argos
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΑΔΡΙΑΝ-ΟϹ ΚΤΙϹΤΗϹ
Nominative Imperator Hadrianus founder
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right, with paludamentum
Reverse inscription ΑΡΓΕΙωΝ
Reverse design Heracles standing right, slaying with sword in right hand the Lernaean hydra which he seized with left hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Reference NCP 52/2 (Lerna), F-M, D. b/R 7, D. c/R 7
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1979,1135.12
2 2     V
3 3     B: I-B NCP pl. M, Lerna I rev.
4 4     ✸ BCD