RPC III, 6480


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 6480
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue Sebennyte superior (nome of Lower Egypt)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Hadrianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate head of Hadrian, right, drapery on left shoulder
Reverse inscription ϹΕΒΕΝΝΥΤΗϹ [ΝΟΜΟϹ], L Ζ
Reverse design Onuris-Shu standing, left, wearing military dress and helmet, holding spear in right hand, and parazonium in left hand; oryx, left, at his feet in left field
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC Suppl. N136, Sotheby’s, 21 Feb. 1929, lot 433
2 2     ✸ A: 302/1434 Geissen & Weber, ZPE 158, 2006, fig. 15 p. 298
3 3     DS11142, pl. 311. = Naville Numismatics 62, 13 Dec. 2020, lot 321