RPC III, 6285


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume III
Number 6285
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue Hermopolite (nome of Upper Egypt)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑ [ϹΕΒ]
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Hadrianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate head of Hadrian, right
Reverse inscription ΕΡΜΟΠΟΛΙΤΗ[Ϲ ΝΟΜΟϹ?], L Η
Reverse design bearded Thot/Hermes, standing, left, wearing atef crown upon ram horns, holding caduceus in left hand, and baboon wearing sun disk seating, left, in right hand; before, ibis standing on basis, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
2 2     L BMC N83
3 3     ✸ A: 1896/7 (900) 1425 Geissen & Weber, ZPE 149, 2004, pl. II.23
4 4 –5     DS10924–5, pl. 298.