RPC III, 603

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 603
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Edessa
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Dating AD 131/2?
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΩΡ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Nominative Imperator Hadrianus Caesar
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, with paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΔƐϹϹΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design Roma seated, l., on cuirass and shield, holding Nike on extended r. hand; behind her, turreted (helmeted?) figure of the city-goddess of Edessa standing l. crowning her; at r., goat
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6
Reference Papaefthymiou, p. 49, no. 1
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)
Note 1 obv. die

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 701
2 2     V: GR 9741
3 3     Turin: 19507
4 4     Savoca 130th Blue, 9 Apr. 2022, lot 559