RPC III, 5779


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 5779
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue L IE = year 15
Dating AD 130/1
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ - ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Hadrianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, left, seen from rear
Reverse inscription L ΙΕ
Reverse design Alexandria, head bowed, standing, right; to right, Emperor (Hadrian), laureate-headed, wearing toga, standing facing, head left, holding sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note Both coins are probably from the same die

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Leu WA 26, 8 July 2023, lot 2880 = ETB coll. = Naville 29, 26 Feb. 2017, lot 389 = D1611
2 2     DS Supp 51