RPC III, 6500

 

Image of specimen #15

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 6500
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue Mendesios (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 ΜΕΝΔ, L ΙΑ
Reverse design draped bust of bearded Ba-neb-djedet/Mendes, r., wearing atef crown, and sun disk between two uraei upon ram horns
Metal Æ
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 5.12 g
Axis 12
Specimens 16 (6 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 3991 J. Schwartz, BSFE 15, Feb. 1954, p. 21 fig. 5
2     L BMC N26
3     B: Löbb.
4     B: 19744
5     V: GR 26114
6     NY: 1973.56.710
7     Cologne van der Dussen 24, 2 June 1995, lot 3842
8     Frankfurt: 1364
9     A: 5041
10     Alexandria
11     D6305 (rev. illus.), not on DS pl. 304 (the no 6305 on pl. 304 is erroneously attributed to a dichalcon not present in D)
12     DS n. d., pl. 304
13     DS11018, pl. 304 = Naville 42, 22 July 2018, lot 383
14     CNA XIII, 4 Dec. 1990, lot 261
15     ✸ Dürr, 16 Nov. 1998, lot 764
16     Aiello