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?
Nominative Imperator Hadrianus Caesar
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, with paludamentum(?), right
Reverse inscription ΕΔΕϹϹΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design turreted (helmeted?) figure of the city of Edessa standing left holding female figure (Nike?) on extended right hand and spear; at left, goat
Metal copper-based alloy
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