RPC III, 5311

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 5311
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue L Ϛ = year 6
Dating AD 121/2
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑΙ - ΑΔΡΙΑ ϹƐΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Hadrianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate head of Hadrian, r., drapery on l. shoulder; to r crescent
Reverse inscription L Ϛ
Reverse design Athena standing facing, head l., holding Nike and shield
Metal Silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 6 (4 in the core collections)
Note The drapery looks more like an aegis on /6.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: Fox
2     NY: 1933.999.608
3     ✸ NY: 1944.100.56481
4     D1290 = Naville 31, 14 May 2017, lot 210
5     RD81223
6     NY Gemini 13, 5 Apr. 2017, lot 393 (first coin), ex D 7382