RPC III, 3968

 

Image of specimen #11

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 3968
Province Judaea
Region Judaea
City Aelia Capitolina
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Sabina (Augusta)
Obverse inscription IMP CAE TR HAD AVG
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Hadrianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate and draped bust of Hadrian, r. (seen from rear)
Reverse inscription SABIN AVGVS
Nominative Sabina Augusta
Reverse design draped bust of Sabina, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 20 mm
Average weight 8.64 g
Axis 6
Reference Meshorer 7, Kadman 7
Specimens 23
Note The coins have no indication of mint, but find spots support the attribution according to Meshorer, p. 24 (though some scepticism was expressed by Stein, op. cit. p. 213). See Zlotnik, op. cit., p. 142, note 10, for a specimen from Tsuba near Jerusalem; and INJ 14 (2000-2002), p. 172, no. 12, for one from the finds from the Al Jai cave, near Jerusalem.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 4
2     L BMC 5
3     B: Löbb.
4     O
5     Meshorer 7
6     Sofaer 7
7     Pudill coll.
8     Pudill coll.
9     AUB 4
10     AUB 5
11     ✸ Gemini 1 (2005) lot 361
12     CNG MBS 63 (2003) lot 859
13     Forum 25641
14     CNG 732495
15     CNG EA 80 (2004) lot 65
16     CNG EA 117 (2005) lot 178
17     CNG EA 208 (2009) lot 265
18     J. Samel coll. = Das Heilige Land Antike Münzen und Siegel aus einem Jahrtausend jüdischer Geschichte (Staatliche Münzsammlung München, Katalog der Sonderausstellung 1993/94), No. 486 = Künker eLive 65, 23 Feb. 2021, lot 7172 = Künker 334, Oct. 2020, lot 2520
19     IMJ: 90.002.13268
20     IMJ: 78.01563
21     IMJ: 2008.037/383
22     IMJ: 2008.037/394
23     G: 3582