RPC III, 974


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume III
Number 974
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, male figure in military dress standing left holding spear in right and wreath (?) in left
Metal silver
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 11
Reference Metcalf B8
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Note Male figure standing l. (not r., as previously), holding Victory?
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     M 27
2 2     ETB coll., ex Heritage Online Auction #231940, lot 61147
3 3     ✸ R. Pudill coll. (ex Peus 409, 25 Apr. 2013, lot 615)