RPC III, 732

 

Image of specimen #13

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 732
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Bizya
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ(Ο) ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ΚΑΙ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Traianus Hadrianus Caesar Augustus
Obverse design laureate head of Hadrian, r., with drapery on l. shoulder
Reverse inscription ΒΙΖΥΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design banquet scene: symposiast reclining l. on klinè; woman seated at his feet; on r., forepart of horse, l., right foreleg raised; on l., a boy
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 9.74 g
Axis 6
Reference Jurukova 8
Specimens 13
Note See now M. Amandry, 'Térée et Procné représentés sur le monnayage de Bizye?', in D. Boteva (ed.), Ex nummis lux. Studies in ancient coinage in honour of Dimitar Draganov (Sofia, 2017), pp.291-8

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     St Petersburg: 4702
2     O: Uncertain
3     Evelpidis SNG 907
4     Trade 2006 (Aiello)
5     CNG MBS 37, 20 Mar. 1996, lot 1025
6     CNG EA 227, 10 Feb. 2010, lot 263
7     Helios 5, 25 June 2010, lot 567 (ex MM Numismatics Ltd I, 7 Dec. 1997, lot 160)
8     CNG EA 271, 11 Jan. 2012, lot 324
9     Lanz 161, 7 Dec. 2015, lot 311
10     ETB coll., ex Naumann 45, 3 July 2016, lot 370
11     CNG Triton XX, 10 Jan. 2017, lot 443
12     CNG 112, 11 Sept. 2019, lot 419
13     ✸ Savoca Silver 39, 22 Dec. 2019, lot 143