RPC III, 987


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 987
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 radiate head of Hadrian, r.
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙ-ΝΟΝ ΒΕΙΘΥΝΙΑϹ
Reverse design temple with two columns on podium of two steps; within, Capitoline triad: in the centre, Zeus stands facing, resting with r. hand on long sceptre, between Hera, l. standing r. and Athena, r., standing l. Hera rests with l. hand on long sceptre Athena crowns Zeus and holds an aphlaston in her l. hand; sacrificing Genius in pediment (?); Victories on raking cornices and on apex (?)
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Reference Rec 37
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L BMC 11
2 2     V: GR 15409