RPC III, 5344


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 5344
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 ϹΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Hadrianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate head of Hadrian, right, drapery on left shoulder
Reverse inscription L Ϛ
Reverse design Ares, helmeted, standing facing, head left, holding spear and parazonium; to left, small animal
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note The design appears in Emmett 915 (Ares) from Mi 6.911, cited from Zoëga p. 105, 55 ‘LϚ. Figura militaris stans d. hastam, s. parazonium. (I) (= this coin). It does not seem to be a nome coin.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Vat: 396