RPC III, 378


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 378
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 bust of Hadrian to r., with paludamentum
Reverse inscription ΑΡΓΕΙⲰΝ
Reverse design male figure (Melampous?) standing r., with legs crossed, holding two serpents by the throats
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Reference NCP 42/30, BMC 152, F-M, D. j/R 37
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L BMC 152
2 2     B: I-B NCP pl. L, LVI rev.
3 3     B: Löbb.