RPC IV.3, 8598 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 8598 (temporary)
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Damascus
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Divus)
Issue Hadrian Theos, early in the reign of Antoninus Pius
Obverse inscription ΘƐΟϹ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of the deified Hadrian wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ΔΑΜΑϹΚΗΝⲰΝ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛƐⲰϹ
Reverse design turreted and draped bust of Tyche (head assimilated to portrait of Hadrian), l.; to r., cornucopia
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 11.89 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference BMC 8, de Saulcy, 37, no. 1, Cop 420
Specimens 9

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BMC 8, pl. XXXIV.8 (rev.)
2     ✸ P: 39
3     P: 40
4     P: coll. Chandon de Briailles 1190
5     B: (Löbb)
6     Cop: 420
7     NY: no number, ex private coll. Newell, ex private coll. J. Rouvier, Beirut
8     Bern: Righetti 2146
9     Private coll. CGT