RPC III, 5477


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume III
Number 5477
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue ƐΤ ƐΝΑΤ, ΕΤ Θ or L ΕΝ = year 9
Dating AD 124/5
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ - ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Hadrianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΤ ΕΝΑΤ
Reverse design Ammon standing facing, head left, holding patera and sceptre; to left, ram
Metal silver
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 1, 12
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)
Note The positioning of 7497 on pl. 71 suggests that Dattari may have thought it depicted Zeus (presumably with ram, as it is at the end of the Zeus Ammon section: listed as Sarapis-Ammon in D).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 1944.100.56632
2 2     O: HCR26122 M 1094
3 3     ✸ Cologne Geissen 873
4 4     DS7497
5 5     Leu WA 26, 8 July 2023, lot 2817 = ETB coll.