RPC III, 728

 

Image of specimen #9

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 728
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Bizya
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Magistrate Maec- Nep- (presbeutès and antistrategos)
Dating AD 117/19
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ϹΕΒ ΓΕΡ
Nominative Imperator Traianus Hadrianus Caesar Augustus Germanicus
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, r., with paludamentum
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΜΑΙ ΝΕΠ ΠΡΕϹΒ ΚΑΙ ΑΝΤ ΒΙΖΥΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design city gate, flanked by two towers, surmounted by a figure in quadriga, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6
Reference Jurukova 1–3
Specimens 9 (2 in the core collections)
Note The portrait of Hadrian is based on the features of Trajan, as were the earliest coins of Hadrian in Rome. For obv.inscription, see comment on /8.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 3
2     V: GR 8440
3     Sofia: 5578
4     Lanz 112, 25–26 Nov. 2002, lot 494
5     Gorny & Mosch 151, 9 Oct. 2006, lot 1653
6     CGT coll, ex Ancient Imports
7     ETB coll., ex Numismatik Lanz auction 160, 2015, lot 414, ex FORVM 2016
8     Lanz 164, 23 May 2017, lot 185 = Münzzentrum 182, 6–7 Sept. 2017, lot 185
9     ✸ R. Hoppensteadt coll.