RPC III, 3967


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 3967
Province Judaea
Region Judaea
City Aelia Capitolina
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP HAD
Nominative Imperator Hadrianus
Obverse design bare head of Hadrian, r. (seen from rear)
Reverse inscription COL AEL
Reverse design galley r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 11 mm
Reference Meshorer 5
Specimens 4 (0 in the core collections)
Note See the discussion by J. Meshorer, ‘An unpublished coin of Aelia Capitolina’, Israel Exploration Society 13.1 (1961), pp. 59-60: he described another piece in the Hebrew University (2.07g) found at Gi’vat Ram in Jerusalem which reads only HA on the obv. and KA on the rev. But the coin, which was acquired by Meshorer, has recently appeared with his other coins in the Heritage Coin sale, where it is probably correctly classified as a coin of Antoninus Pius.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Meshorer 5
2 2     ✸ Heritage Coins (8 Mar. 2012) lot 20549
3 3     SBF (A. Spijkerman, Liber Annuus 12 (1962), p. 328, with illustration)
4 4     IMJ: 78.01562