RPC III, 973


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 973
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Koinon of Bithynia
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue Reverse legend includes COM BIT
Obverse inscription IMP CAES TRA HADRIANO AVG P P
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Hadrianus Augustus pater patriae
Obverse design laureate head of Hadrian, right
Reverse inscription COM - BIT (in field), ROM S P AVG (in entablature)
Reverse design temple with four columns on podium of three steps; within, togate male standing right holding spear in right and Victory in left
Metal silver
Average diameter 27 mm
Reference Metcalf —
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Goldberg 41, 27 May 2007, lot 2929 (ex Triton X, 9 Jan. 2007, lot 627)
2 2     ✸ Gemini II, 11 Jan. 2006, lot 400