RPC III, 604


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 604
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Edessa
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Dating AD 131/2?
Nominative Imperator Hadrianus Caesar
Obverse design laureate head of Hadrian, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΔƐϹϹΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design turreted (helmeted?) figure of the city of Edessa standing l. holding female figure (Nike?) on extended r. hand and spear; at l., goat
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Reference Papaefthymiou, p. 50, no. 3
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: I-B
2 2     BCD
3 3     BCD
4 4 –5     'Dion 1999’ hoard (see S. Kremydi-Sicilianou, Multiple Concealments from the Sanctuary of Zeus Olympios at Dion. Three Roman Provincial Coin Hoards (Meletèmata 35, Athens, 2004), p. 113, nos 1454–1455 and fig. 85, pl. 7)