RPC III, 5397


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 5397
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue L Z = year 7
Dating AD 122/3
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 Ζ
Reverse design jugate busts of radiate Sarapis, wearing kalathos and laurel wreath, and Isis, crowned with taenia, disc and horns, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Note Perhaps also A 1923, kept with coins of year 4, but year illegible. It has this obv. inscription: i.e. it must be a coin of years 4-8, but the obv. design is not (yet) attested for other years in this period. DS7781 also has this rev. design and obv. inscription.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 1514
2 2     ✸ Milan SNG 973
3 3     DS 7792 = Naville Numismatics 53, 3 Nov. 2019, lot 289