RPC III, 605

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 605
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 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 22 mm
Reference Papaefthymiou, pp. 49–50, no. 2
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: Rauch illustrated by Papaefthymiou, Pl. 3, Hadrien D2 R2