RPC III, 358


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 358
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 Hypermnestra with long chiton seated left on rock, her right hand raised, left resting on hydria; in front of her, Lynceus standing right, holding spear on right shoulder, his left hand raised
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Reference NCP 42/30, F-M, D. b/R 5
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1901,0602.11
2 2     Formerly St Florian ( = F. Kenner, pl. III, 5 = NCP pl. L, LIV rev.)
3 3     Mu
4 4     Corinth: Edwards 381