RPC III, 508

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 508
Province Achaea
Region Epirus
City Nicopolis
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Caesar Hadrianus
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, r. with paludamentum
Reverse inscription ΝΕΙΚΟΠΟΛΕⲰϹ
Reverse design Demeter seated, l., holding ears of corn and poppy-head
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 5.33 g
Reference Oikonomidou Hadrian —, Calomino 58 corr.
Specimens 1
Note Calomino describes the design as Aktia (?) holding an agonistic vase and sceptre, but the figure definitely holds a poppy-head.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Turin: 20466