RPC III, 979


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume III
Number 979
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 S - P R, COM - BIT (in field), ROM S P AVG (in entablature)
Reverse design temple with eight columns on podium of three steps; shield in pediment
Metal silver
Average diameter 27 mm
Reference Metcalf B12
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     M 30
3 3     ✸ NAC 95, 6 Oct. 2016, lot 260, ex Gorny & Mosch 114, 4 Mar. 2002, lot 270