RPC III, 729

 

Image of specimen #13

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 729
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Bizya
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Magistrate Q. Tineius Rufus (presbeutès and antistrategos)
Dating AD 124/8 (?)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, r., with paludamentum
Reverse inscription ΕΠΕΙ ΤΕΙ ΡΟΥΦΟΥ ΠΡΕϹΒ ΚΑΙ ΑΝΤΙ ΤΟΥ ϹΕΒΑ ΒΙΖΥΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design city gate, flanked by two towers, surmounted by a figure in quadriga, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Average weight 20.37 g
Axis 6
Reference Jurukova 4 corr., 7 corr.
Specimens 13
Note The coin illustrated by Jurukova on Taf. 1 is not the Paris coin. The reverse legend on the coin illustrated by Jurukova and the Paris coin clearly reads ΕΠΕΙ ΤΕΙ — and not ΕΠΙ ΤΙ —. Jurukova 7, though supposed to read another obv. legend than 4, is probably the same, as the coin of Sofia illustrated on Taf. 2 was struck from the same pair of dies as P 281

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 281
2 –5     see Jurukova 4
6 –7     see Jurukova 7
8     Yale: 2009.110.19
9     Lanz 86, 18 May 1998, lot 461
10     Florence
11     Gorny & Mosch Online 259, 20 Oct. 2018, lot 3434
12     R. Becker coll.
13     ✸ Naumann 98, 3 Jan. 2021, lot 487