RPC IV.2, 499 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 499 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Mysia
City Hadrianeia
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors: without personal name but (probably) part of the issue of Lucius, son of Apo—, archon for the second time
Dating c. 166–169
Obverse inscription
Obverse design draped bust of Hermes (lightly bearded), right; to left, winged caduceus
Reverse inscription ΑΔΡΙΑΝΕΩΝ (Δ with long serifs and Ω as closed ∩)
Reverse design ram standing, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 16 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference von Fritze Mys. 432
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 18271374, I-B G.F. Hill, JIAN 1 (1898), 243, no. 8, obverse as 'Hermes or Antinous' = von Fritze Mys. 432, pl. VII.17
2 2     Mu: 4
3 3     Trade = J. Hirsch 25 (1909), coll. Philipsen, 1779, under 'Hadriani ad Olympum', cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin
4 4     vA 1127
5 5     Private coll. CGT