RPC III, 3876

 

Image of specimen #22

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 3876
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue Year 228
Dating AD 118
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟ ΤΡΑΙ ΚΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΩ ΣΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Traianus Caesar Hadrianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate head of Hadrian, right, (drapery on far shoulder)
Reverse inscription ΣΙΔΩΝΟΣ ΘΕΑΣ, ΗΚΣ (in r. field)
Reverse design Europa on bull galloping right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 1474, BMC 225, Abou Diwan 1716–36
Specimens 24 (6 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: G.5119 BMC 225
2 2     P: 1764
3 3     P: Chandon 861
4 4     NY: 1944.100.71702
5 5     NY: 1948.19.2241
6 6     V: GR 36398
7 7 –21     see Abou Diwan
22 22     ✸ CNG EA 135, 15 Mar. 2006, lot 70
23 23     CNG EA 203, 28 Jan. 2009, lot 408
24 24     CGT coll.