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?
Nominative Imperator Hadrianus Caesar
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, with paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΕΔΕϹϹΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design Roma seated, left, on cuirass and shield, holding Nike on extended right hand; behind her, turreted (helmeted?) figure of the city-goddess of Edessa standing left crowning her; at right, goat
Metal copper-based alloy
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     R. Pudill coll. (ex Savoca 130th Blue, 9 Apr. 2022, lot 559)