RPC III, 5103


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 5103
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue L B = year 2
Dating AD 117/18
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹ ΤΡΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ (sic)
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Hadrianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate head of Hadrian, right, drapery on left shoulder
Reverse inscription L Β
Reverse design Emperor (Hadrian) standing in centaur biga, right, laureate-headed, wearing toga, holding eagle-tipped sceptre and raising arm; each centaur holds a Nike
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ NY: 1944.100.57242
2 2     Berk 66.491
3 3     D1584 = Naville 43, 23 Sept. 2018, lot 270