RPC III, 3853



Coin type
Volume III
Number 3853
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Berytus
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue Hadrian Cos II
Dating AD 118
Obverse inscription [IMP] CAES TRAI HADRIAN[ ] AVG II CO[S]
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Hadrianus Augustus consul II
Obverse design laureate bust of Hadrian, right
Reverse inscription COL BER
Reverse design veiled figure ploughing right with two oxen
Metal copper-based alloy
Reference S 1038, Rouvier —
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note Butcher gave the obv. inscription as [ ]CAES TRAI HADRIANVS AVG II (?)[ ], and Sawaya as [IMP] CAES TRAI HADRIANVS AVG II CO[S], but one would expect HADRIANO, as on the larger denominations, and the relevant part of the inscription is not clear on the illustration

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     see S and Butcher, Small Change no. 425