RPC III, 5300A

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 5300A
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue L E = year 5
Dating AD 120/1
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Hadrian (?), right
Reverse inscription L Ε
Reverse design head of eagle (?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 12 mm
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note The portrait does not look much like Hadrian, but the coin has been placed here, because of its similar reverse to 5177 (year 3), which also has a non-Hadrianic looking portrait, but the attribution seems secured by the letter Ιon the obverse on the new 5177/2.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ M.J. Covili coll.