RPC III, 6487

 

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Coin type
Volume III
Number 6487
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue Heliopolite (nome of Lower Egypt)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Hadrianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate head of Hadrian, r., drapery on l. shoulder
Reverse inscription ΗΛΙΟΠ, L ΙΑ
Reverse design Ra-Atum-Harakhte/Helios standing, l., radiate, holding Mnevis bull, l., in r. hand, and whip in l. hand
Metal Æ
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 11
Specimens 10 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 4036 Égypte romaine, 1997, p. 81 no. 69
2 2     Cologne: 3392
3 3     Cologne: 3393
4 4     Turin Di San Quintino, Medaglie, 1833, p. 13; rev. illus. ‘tiene sulla mano diritta un uccello, la forme del quale hanno somiglianza con quelle dell’ibis’
5 5     D6246 (rev. illus.), DS pl. 299
6 6     DS10933 pl. 299 = Naville 44, 4 Nov. 2018, lot 360
7 7     WB coll., Köln (ex de Geus 10, 16–17 Oct. 2000, lot 2364 = CNA XIII, 4 Dec. 1990, lot 246 = Geissen & Weber, ZPE 158, 2006, fig. 27 p. 300)
8 8     Aiello
9 9     Aiello
10 10     Leu EA 16, 22 May 2021, lot 2141