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 Loukios Apo., archon for the second time
Dating c. 166-169
Obverse inscription
Obverse design draped bust of Hermes (lightly bearded), r.; to l., winged caduceus
Reverse inscription ΑΔΡΙΑΝƐΩΝ (Δ with long serifs and Ω as closed ∩)
Reverse design ram standing, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 16 mm
Average weight 2.56 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference von Fritze Mys. 432
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
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     Mu: 4
3     Trade = J. Hirsch 25 (1909), coll. Philipsen, 1779, under 'Hadriani ad Olympum', cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin
4     vA 1127
5     Private coll. CGT