RPC III, 975


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume III
Number 975
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 right holding spear in right and Victory in left
Metal silver
Average diameter 26 mm
Reference Metcalf B6
Specimens 5 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1 –3     M 24a-b, d
5 5     ✸ CNG MBS 66, 19 May 2004, lot 1473 (ex Münzen und Medaillen 43, 12 Nov. 1970, lot 347; Lanz 94, 22 Nov. 1999, lot 478) = Metcalf B24c
6 6     Gorny & Mosch 134, 11 Oct. 2004, lot 1920