RPC III, 976


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume III
Number 976
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 TRAI HADRIANO AVG P P
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Hadrianus Augustus pater patriae
Obverse design laureate head of Hadrian, right, with small aegis on left shoulder
Reverse inscription COM - BIT (in field), ROM S P AVG (in entablature)
Reverse design temple with four columns on podium of three steps, with shield in pediment; within, male figure in military dress standing right holding spear in right and Victory in left
Metal silver
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6
Reference Metcalf B7
External URI(s) http://numismatics.org/ocre/id/ric.2.hdn.459C
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 18214138, 1852/11325 M. 25
2 2     M. 26a
3 3     M. 26b
4 4     Freiburg: 01596
5 5     ✸ Leu WA 26, 8 July 2023, lot 2976 = ETB coll. (ex Heritage Online Auction #232025, 17-18 June 2020, lot 63164)