RPC III, 986


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume III
Number 986
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Koinon of Bithynia
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue I. 1
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Hadrianus Augustus
Obverse design bare head of Hadrian, right
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙ-ΝΟΝ ΒΕΙΘΥΝΙΑϹ
Reverse design temple with two columns on podium of two steps; in pediment, uncertain figure between pellets; within, Capitoline triad: in the centre, Zeus stands facing, resting with right hand on long sceptre, between Hera, left standing right and Athena, right, standing left Hera rests with left hand on long sceptre. Athena crowns Zeus and holds an aphlaston in her left hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 1944.100.42390
2 2     Aiello (ex Pegasi Numismatics BBS 99, 25 Nov. 1996, lot 149)
3 3     CNG MBS 47, 16 Sept. 1998, lot 880
4 4     ✸ MM Deutschland 15, Righetti coll., 21–22 Oct. 2004, lot 278
5 5     CGT coll.